STK-ID 14571

Two LSs of twin cities of Port Arthur and Fort William, grain elevators visible in harbour area. Shots of grain elevators where wheat is stored. CU of freight train moving over dumping ramp where it will discharge its cargo of wheat. BOATING SHOT towards freighter alongside elevator. ECU of wheat pouring into ship's hold. Shots of brakeman grinding railway cars into position in freight yard, of box cars being shunted, of switch man guiding switch lever changing rail position. TRAVELLING SHOT past grain elevators at Lakehead. Side shot of Canada Steamship Lines freighter moving through choppy waters of Lake Superior.


Excerpt from
Lakehead Grain
Thunder Bay
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