Archive / Films / Berridge Collection – Film 1


Colour. 19min. Sind (Sindh), India (Pakistan). 1934-1945. Film made by P.S.A. Berridge. 1942: Breaches in the railway line between Sukkur and Jacobabad en route to Quetta. Construction of a bridge. 1944-45: The Nari Bridge – views of the 1886 girderwork prior to reconstruction in 1945. 10 Down Quetta-Karachi mail train. Sirdar Khem Singh, bridge inspector oversees the changing of rails and timbers on the railtrack. 54 Down Quetta-Lahore passenger train. 1940: Lansdwone Bridge (Sukkur-Rohri, Pakistan) seen from upstream; a Sindhi bullock cart; a single line of 5ft 6in gauge railway operated like a level-crossing. General view of the Rohri cantilever; a trains runs on the Lansdowne Bridge.


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