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Summary: I. The BEF locomotive shop at Saint Etienne-du-Rouvroy, France, March 1918.
II. Canadian Engineers and men of the Chinese Labour Corps use horse-drawn scoops to excavate a cutting, Western Front, 1918.
Description: The soldiers employed at the shop form into their squads prior to leaving work. Views inside and outside the workshops of the various engines, one "an American giant" being repaired, maintained, and run.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, British Expeditionary Force, Locomotive Shop (regiment/service)
Canadian Army, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Engineers (regiment/service)
British Army, Chinese Labour Corps (regiment/service)
Keywords: transport, British military - rail: locomotive (object name)
industry, British - vehicles: locomotives (object name)
equipment, Canadian - engineering: earth scoop (object name)
engineering, military, Canadian: railway building & [+] (object name)
animals, mammals: horse (object name)
Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Seine-Maritime, France (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: None
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 531 ft; Running time: 10 mins