STK-ID 13634

Shots of bulldozers clearing land, knocking down trees. Shots of trees being knocked down as seen from driver's seat. Shots of workers eating outdoors on their tractors. Shots of workers at work, laying track, starting tractors, driving bulldozers. Shots of cranes with claw grabs lifting brush and tree trunk, dropping them on a pile. CU of power saw cutting through standing tree trunk. PAN and static shot of men laying ties. Shot of crane, several workers laying track at full speed. PAN to compressor. CUs of pneumatic spike-drivers. LS of track laying operation. MS of tie piles lining railway. Shots of workers eating indoors at long table in converted railroad cars, shot of kitchen.


Excerpt from
Iron from the North
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio