STK-ID 1263

MCSs of oil workers attaching winch to drill pipe. MS of oil site, derrick, smoke rising from prairie skyline in background. CU of man using sledge to move plunker. MS of pipe being lifted from hole. CS of "Redwater" train station, TILT UP to train pulling in. MSs of oil pipes being lifted into derrick, of train pulling into Redwater station. CSs of oil being put into tanker of train. LS of partly constructed derrick. MS of truck carrying derrick section. CSs of two drillers preparing shaft for sinking, winch being attached to pipe. MS of caterpillar tractor pulling Letourneau road grader. MS of pipe being pulled from drill bed by hoist. MS of nissen hut being used as living quarters, clothes on line. MS of truck pulling steam shovel on flat car, Redwater grain elevator visible in background. Front shot of truck. MS of truck, of Ford car moving through Redwater main street. MCS of truck pulling house on skids through main street. LS of children leaving rural school, oil derrick visible in background. CSs of tower being raised from truck, of workmen guiding oil winch during sinking operations. CS PAN from winch pulling pipe from well to hook being attached to pipe. LS of well site, drill in operation. TILT DOWN tower as drill descends, including view of workmen.


Excerpt from
Alberta Oil
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486