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Steam Around the World : The African Archives

Author: Infobase,; MVD (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : MVD, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2006] 2017. ©2006
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filmed in the dying years of the Age of Steam, we witness spectacular feats of engineering through central and southern Africa. The famous Victoria Falls Bridge, the Rhodesian Railways and Franco-Ethiopian Railways are featured, as well as the steam trains of South Africa, Mozambique, Angola and the Sudan.
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Genre/Form: History
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; MVD (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1055607425
Notes: Originally released by MVD, 2006.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on July 11, 2017.
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 7 min., 32 sec)) : sound, color.
Contents: Steam Around the World: The African Archives—Introduction (0:33); East African Railway (4:36); Steam Locomotives (2:55); Dominant Locomotives (4:12); British Influence (2:25); Railway Extension (5:04); Rhodesia Railways (3:50); South Africa Rail Network (5:10); South Africa Steam Trains (4:08); Port Elizabeth (3:39); Table Mountain and Lourenco Marques (4:29); Dakar and Malawi (2:45); Ambiom Railway (7:24); Benguela Railway (4:46); Cubal to the Interior (5:07); Franco Ethiopian and Sudan Railways (3:32); Credits: Steam Around the World: The African Archives (2:02);
Responsibility: MVD.

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Filmed in the dying years of the Age of Steam, we witness spectacular feats of engineering through central and southern Africa. The famous Victoria Falls Bridge, the Rhodesian Railways and Franco-Ethiopian Railways are featured, as well as the steam trains of South Africa, Mozambique, Angola and the Sudan.

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