STK-ID 10343

MS of coal miners walking towards mine shaft at dawn, head lamps glowing (0:20). CSs of miners faces as they wait for elevator, MS of them stepping onto elevator, camera goes down in elevator (0:40). Shot in mine shaft of miners walking by camera with lunch boxes and water jugs, brief shot of skip coming towards camera (0:24). CS of miners faces lit by each others head lamps (0:21). Various shots of miners getting dressed in changing room, clothes is hauled up to high ceiling by ropes (1:05). CS of miners picking up head lamps delivered to them through small hatch in wall (0:23). MS of skip coming out of elevator, being moved towards train of skips (0:18).


Excerpt from
Following the Plough
Southern Alberta
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486