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Turn Out of the Winsford Fire Brigade
Turn Out of the Winsford Fire Brigade

Turn Out of the Winsford Fire Brigade 1901


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Turn Out of the Winsford Fire Brigade 1901

United Kingdom

Fire brigades clearly appealed to Mitchell and Kenyon, offering a sense of drama beyond that of ordinary street scenes. In this carefully staged event, the horse-drawn engine trundles past the camera, but most spectators seem more fascinated by the presence of the camera itself. The top-hatted showman can be seen in the penultimate shot, no doubt encouraging the mass waving which closes the film.




Fire brigades Winsford


Edwardians at Work




United Kingdom



Production company

Mitchell and Kenyon

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