STK-ID 14570

MLS of a freight train passing, headed into the vanishing point of the frame. MLS of a wheat field, with the same train passing at a distance in BG. Shots of wheat being harvested and loaded onto trucks in field, of truck leaving combine, pulling up to storage elevator where wheat is dumped into bin. CU of wheat pouring from spout. Sequence showing how truck dumps wheat into elevator. Two shots of freight train crossing prairie through wheat fields. Shots of four combines harvesting wheat field. TILT DOWN Saskatchewan grain elevator at Lakehead harbour, to freighter pulling alongside. Shots of freighter ship being loaded with wheat from elevator, of grain pouring from elevator spout into ship's hold. Shot of Wheat board inspector removing samples from wheat stream as it pours from loading spout.


Excerpt from
Lakehead Grain
Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario, Lake Superior
National Film Board
Available formats
HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080