Francisco Franco and other officials visit Ensidesa steel factory and formally open its new blast furnace in Avilés, Spain.
Aviles Asturias Spain Date:1957, September 24 Duration:2 min 37 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Inauguration ceremony for a new blast furnace at the state-owned Ensidesa steel factory in Avilés, Asturias, Spain. Francisco Franco visits the factory. He converses with military officials. A dignitary arrives at the site and shakes hands with officials. A man instructs a team while they tour the blast furnace factory. Exterior and interior views of the factory. A board reads 'Ensidesa Horno Alto nº1: Carmen'. (The furnace was named "Carmen" in honor of Francisco Franco's wife.) Francisco Franco addresses the crowd during a banquet following the inaugural ceremony. People clap their hands. (The Ensidesa factory is now part of ArcelorMittal.)
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