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Floating Bridge, The

Synopsis
Traces the history of the Floating Bridge which, until the middle of 1977, crossed the River Itchen between Southampton and Woolston. It has now been replaced by a fixed bridge. Describes how the bridge worked and includes comments from users of the bridge just before its closure. Very few floating bridges now remain in operation in the United Kingdom.
Students of industrial archaeology.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 7 min.
Year of production
1977
Availability
Hire
Sale; 1996 sale: £35.00 (inclusive)
Subjects
Archaeology; Engineering
Keywords
bridges; floating bridges; industrial archaeology

Credits

Director
Roger T Lambert
Producer
Graham M Geddes
Writer
E A Course
Cast
Peter McCann 

Sponsor

Name

University of Southampton, Department of Adult Education

Distributor

Name

University of Southampton

Web
http://www.iss.soton.ac.uk/e.media/Frames/main1_frameset.html External site opens in new window
Phone
023 8059 2330
Fax
023 5980 3005
Address
Media Services
31 University Road
Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ
Name

University of Southampton, Computing Services, e.media

Email
e.media@soton.ac.uk
Web
http://www.iss.soton.ac.uk/e.media/Frames/main1_frameset.html External site opens in new window
Phone
023 8059 2330
Fax
023 8059 3005
Address
Building 2
Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ

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