British use coal gas as substitute motor fuel during World War I
Great Britain Date:1918 Duration:1 min 4 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Large tank filled with coal gas seen mounted on a motorcycle. Campion Motors Nottingham,is written on side of the tank, and Campion Coal Gas Motors on the front. The motorcycle pulls away from the company works at Mettham Street, Nottingham. The motorcycle and tank structure driving along a highway, with driver plus two men riding on the tank undercarriage. They are accompanied by another man on a motorcycle and one in its sidecar. The cycle with the tank demonstrates its maneuverabiliy. Change of scene shows driver of a coal gas fueled bus refueling from a gas pipe. fumes surround the connection as he refuels. He disconnects and tucks his refueling hose away. Passengers are sitting in the bus. Closeup of rear of bus shows huge inflatable gas tank atop the bus. "Chapman's, Driven by Coal Gas," written on back of the tank. The bus drives down a village street, as small boys run along beside it. (World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)
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