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Workers try out new machinery for straightening rails at Colville’s Glengarnock Works. (clip) 
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Title: RAIL STRAIGHTENER
Reference number: 1532
Director: d. Stanley L. Russell
Sponsor: Lamberton & Co. Ltd.
Production company: Thames & Clyde Film Company Ltd.
Running time: 6 mins
Description: A demonstration of the trial roller straightening of six rolls of steel at the Glengarnock Works of Colvilles Ltd.
Shotlist: Credits. Lamberton & Co Ltd., Coatbridge, Scotland, manufacturers of steel works plant, present a short film showing the trial roller straightening of six rolls manufactured by Dominion Steel and Coal Corporation Ltd. in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada (0.20); This trial was carried out on 22 April 1959, at the Glengarnock Works of Colvilles Ltd. in the presence of Mr C M Anson, Vice President of Dosco (0.29); Close-up shots of the rail straightener and of men operating the controls (1.10); First some British rails going through the 53" roller straightener. Note how closely they follow each other (1.20); Close-up shots of the same and shots of a magnetic crane lifting the rails (2.25); Roll changing is quickly carried out (2.32); Close-up shots of men changing the rollers (3.24); The Canadian rails are now put through (3.33); Close-up of the rails and the rollers. (4.40); And checked for straightness (4.45); General views of men checking the rail (5.08); Close-up of officials (5.18); The six rails after processing (5.24); General views of the rails being lifted by the magnetic crane (5.39); Lamberton, Coatbridge, Scotland. Designers and manufacturers of roller straighteners for sections and rails. (5.52)
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