A video of the construction of the railroad to Nimba
and the harbour etc. exists and is for sale from Jim Herron
in the USA.
The film runs around 40 minutes + about 5-10 minutes of
outtakes which are mostly the railroad, including the Swedish
rail car used in the opening ceremonies.
Some sample scenes are shown
The video is in DVD-R format.
The program features clearing the jungle, building the
highway and railroad, building the harbour and all related
facilities, towns, mine, and associated projects. It has
scenes of President Tubman and other dignitaries at the
opening ceremonies. The program was written and narrated
(in English) by Ralph E. Morse, a CBS reporter who also
interviewed President Tubman for a Voice of America program.
Filming and editing was by Charles Hegyes who was an employee
of Raymond International. Several trips were made to Liberia
to film the show.
Copies of the video cost $ 20.00 plus shipping from Tampa,
Florida, USA. Shipping costs depend on destination.
Send orders to
Herron Rail Video
2016 North Village Ave.,
Tampa, FL 33612
Refer to the 'NIMBA' video with catalog number R-1.
Jim Herron does accept Visa and Mastercard as well as checks
or money orders.
Orders can be faxed to Jim at 813 932-6173. He does
not recommend Emailing orders, for security reasons.
You can contact Jim about the video or questions about
ordering it at firstname.lastname@example.org
There is also a web site to checkout: www.herronrail.com