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The Building of the Prototype Fast Reactor

(23min 44sec) 14 January 2011

Historical

Mightier than the Sword
Mightier than the Sword
This short film, commissioned by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, is the story of the people who worked behind the scenes at Dounreay, supporting the scientists and engineers. It focuses on the two-year courses provided by the UKAEA for young men and women, training them for secretarial and clerical posts at the nuclear research facility.
(5min 39sec) 21 August 2013

I work at Dounreay
I work at Dounreay
The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority produced this film in the early 1980s as part of their recruitment drive to persuade young scientists and engineers to choose Dounreay as a career move. Seven young people, metallurgists, scientific officers, chemical engineers and physicists carrying out research and development, speak about their jobs and about living in the wider community.
(19min 44sec) 21 August 2013

Fast Reactors - The Caithness Dimension
Fast Reactors - The Caithness Dimension
This film, produced by AEA Technology in 1994, looks back on the history of the fast reactor development programme at Dounreay.
(0min 00sec) 15 February 2013

The Dounreay Project
The Dounreay Project
This black and white film, produced in 1959 for for the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, shows the construction of the Dounreay fast reactor research establishment and its effect on the surrounding area.
(0min 00sec) 14 September 2012

The Dounreay Sphere
The Dounreay Sphere
The Dounreay Sphere - Design and Construction.
(25min 11sec) 03 June 2010

History of the shaft
History of the shaft
History of the Dounreay shaft.
(3min 17sec) 21 May 2010

Tunnel History
Tunnel History
Tunnel History
(3min 40sec) 18 February 2010

The Building of the Prototype Fast Reactor
The Building of the Prototype Fast Reactor
The Building of the Prototype Fast Reactor
(23min 44sec) 18 February 2010

The building of the Dounreay Fast Reactor
The building of the Dounreay Fast Reactor
Historical movie
(5min 31sec) 18 February 2010

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