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Video: Historical Film about the Construction of the Victoria Line

Released on 19 August 2013, marking London Underground’s 150th anniversary, ‘The British Transport Films Collection Volume 11: Experiment Under London’ presents six films made by the BTF Film Unit from 1961-1969, documenting the construction of the Victoria Linehttp://filmstore.bfi.org.uk/acatalog/…

This clip shows a carefully orchestrated round-the-clock operation mounted one Bank Holiday weekend at Oxford Circus when a steel umbrella, suspended on 24 concrete cylinders, was erected in order to raise the road junction to allow for work to begin beneath it

Very cool!

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