Ceremonies inaugurating new railroad link between Trans-Siberian Railroad to Tsining,China, via Mongolia
Naushki Russia Date:1954 Duration:1 min 41 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Inauguration ceremony to open railroad link Southward, from Soviet Trans-Siberian Railroad, at Naushki, to Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia and thence to Tsining, China. Men connecting the two rail lines. They use levers and a screwjack device. Men push a rolling measuring device to check accuracy of rail track width. Mountains in the background. A railway station with pictures of Soviet leaders. A large crowd of local peoples gathered for the festivities. They carry flags and pictures of Chinese, Mongolian, and Soviet leaders, including Mao Tse Tung, ,Dashiyn Damba, Voroshilov ,Lenin, and Stalin. A large reviewing stand holding a number of dignitaries, and displaying pictures of Dashiyn Damba, Voroshilov, and Mao. Several Soviet officers seen. Chinese and Soviet spokesmen make short speeches, after which the Chinese spokesman cuts a ribbon to officially open the railroad link Behind him, in the background, is seen a map of the railroad connection going South, from the Soviet Union,toward Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. A woman railroader waves a flag and gives a signal. A train decorated with pictures of Kliment Yefremovich Voroshilov, Dashiyn Damba, Mao Tse Tung,and the Soviet, Mongolian, and Chinese flags, moves over the tracks. Soviet rail line construction in snow: A crane places something intoa truck. Field engineers refer to a map. A bulldozer levels the ground. A crane places a section of prefabricated track on the new roadbed. View of newly laid track.
This historic stock footage available in HD and SD video. View pricing below video player.
Have a correction or more info about this clip? Edit Now
Be the first to correct or edit this clip's info! Edit Now