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Shot Tower (1950)

Lead shot making in Edmonton, Greater London.

L/Ss of large tower. The commentator says that the tower is “one of three in the whole of England designed for making lead shot.” M/Ss of bars of lead. C/U of large pot of melted lead. M/Ss of molten lead pouring out of tubes. The lead pours through sieve to create pellets. They fall into water tub for cooling. M/Ss of pellets pouring onto a conveyor belt. Several more excellent shots of thousands of pellets being manufactured.

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