STK-ID 10320

Two shots of cantilever bridge spanning Fraser River. Two shots of dike, LAS of earthmoving machinery at work on dike. Several shots of earthmoving machinery at work on dike and in vinicity, tall mountain with snow patches on slopes visible in background in some shots. Sequence on men planning flood control measures, working on wall map, on blueprints, maps and aerial photographs in engineering office. CU of mosaic of aerial photos of flood-swollen Fraser River. Shot of dragline shovel dredging bed of river, loading large dump trucks with gravel. Shots of trucks moving past camera, dumping fill on dike. CUs of surveyor looking through transit, signalling rod man. LSs and MLSs of men building culvert, installing concrete forms. Several shots of dragline shovels digging floodways along river. Shot of shovel operator.


Excerpt from
Flood Control on the Fraser
Fraser River
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio