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Title:THE 5TH RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE GROUP RE REPLACE A DEMOLISHED BRIDGE OVER THE ORNE AT CAEN (PART 6) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 120-12
Description: Having completed the replacement crossing for the Caen- Cherbourg railway over the Orne, sappers serving with 926th Bridging Company RE lay rail sections over the 75 foot-long unit construction bridge, a task which when finished will complete the rehabilitation of the entire length of the Caen-Cherbourg section of the Cherbourg-Paris railway.
Notes: Note: See A70 96-1, 104-2, 105-8, 111-1, 113-13, 119-8, 120-10, 11 for footage showing the reconstruction of the Orne railway bridge in its entirety and refer to A70 56-2, 70-2, 3, 94-1, 99-2, 102-1, 2, 120-17, 18, 122-6 for material showing railway repair work in Bayeux, Caen and elsewhere.
Remarks: Good footage. Best seen with the items of ciné material listed above, notably A70 119-8 which contains similar, complementary footage.
Documentation/associated material: for a bibliography, refer to the publications listed in A70 56-2 and 70-2.