Nimba - A Mountain of Iron

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Construction of the 270 km Lamco railway.

Nimba Range is a mountain chain extending in a southwest - northeast direction along the Guinea - Côte d’Ivoire - Liberia border. It reaches its highest elevation at Mount Nimba some 1,750 metres above sea level.

Surrounded by lowland rain forest to the south and savanna to the north, the mountains are the source of the Nuon (Nipoué, Cestos) and Cavalla rivers, which form the Liberia - Côte d’Ivoire boundary. All three countries have set aside nature and forest reserves on the mountain slopes.

The range has considerable mineral wealth; extensive iron ore deposits were mined by the Liberian American - Swedish Minerals Company (Lamco) after 1963, and exported via the 270km company railroad to the port of Buchanan.

This is a 8mm, fully narrated film produced in 1963 by the Lamco organisation covering the construction of their 270 km mining railway and associated infrastructure. Mostly Colour film.

See clearing of the jungle, building the highway and railroad, the harbor and all related facilities, towns, mine, and associated projects.

Product Specifications
Media Format DVDR
Video Format NTSC
Region ALL
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Audio Format DOLBY 2.0
Running Time 45 MIN

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