Part of the Britain on film collection. The first part of the film shows scenes and re-enactments about the Canvey Flood of 1953 from a family who were flooded out but survived. Click on the picture to take you to the film then press the back button to return here.
The real men of steel star in this company cinemagazine from Welsh steel and tinplate manufacturers Richard Thomas & Baldwin. Including pallet making in Cwmbwrla; blue steel for shipbuilding at Stour Vale; a loco-shed foreman from Ebbw Vale who builds steam locos in his kitchen; and the devastating floods of ’53 that brought havoc to Canvey Island.