From yesterday’s local news:
Great comparison with this wonderful video (not in Blackheath), spotted here, made in 1963:
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That’s from the BFI archive. Lots more, including a wonderful 1935 study of the Thames crowded with ships, at:
BTW, snow was less of a problem in olden, golden days of steam because the engines were heavier and could grip the lines and hammer through it.
Love the Snow video :)
First saw it at a Daphne Oram event about a year ago – she tweaked the tune http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/1234415/index.html
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