STK-ID 11664

MLS PANs of grain elevators in Port Arthur, Fort Williams. MS of spouts pouring grain into holds of grain carrier. MS of grain carrier pulling away from elevator and moving past camera. LS of carrier sailing across frame, sun dimmed by plume of smoke rising from ship's funnel. MLS of grain carrier at Port McNicol elevator as motor launch sails across frame in foreground. LAMS of forepart of ship, name "Val Cartier" on hull. HAMS of unloading of boom dipping into holds of ship. Near circular PAN of Montreal harbour, grain handling facilities on shore, tugboats, ships tied to wharves. Shots of grain carrier being unloaded. Sequence on grain carrier being loaded with grain, spout pouring grain in holds of ship. PAN from Five Roses Flour mill along freight train to elevator on Port of Montreal. [Titles interspersed]


Excerpt from
Grain Transportation in Canada
Thunder Bay, Montreal
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486