STK-ID 1262

MLS of scenic river lined with evergreen trees on both sides. Shots of fisherman fly casting, standing on rocks in middle of river, cataract visible in background in some shots. LS of trestle bridge over small stream, military truck crossing bridge, snow capped mountains in distant background. MS of bus driver taking tickets from Indigenous family as they get on bus. MS of bus of British Yukon Navigation Co moving off past camera, sign "DAWSON CREEK" on front. LS of bus crossing bridge spanning Peace River near Fort Saint John, British Columbia. LS PAN along trestle bridge, bus visible at end of bridge. MS of two men at work on trestle bridge. MS of prospector looking in window of jewelry shop in Whitehorse, Yukon. Shots of Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables greeting members of congregation as they come out of log church. AERIAL SHOT over snow-covered mountains and valley. LS of truck mounted crane crossing trestle bridge. MLS of men at work on base of small bridge. MLS of crane hoisting steel beam.


Excerpt from
Alaska Highway
Peace River (city), British Columbia, Peace River, Alaska, Whitehorse
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486