STK-ID 15242

Various underground shots of asbestos mine showing miners jabbing at ore body, drilling, walking along various levels, towards and away from camera. CUs of miners' faces, of head lamps shining and moving in utter darkness. Shot of underground ore train moving out of darkness in the distance, approaching camera, taking on a load of ore. TRAVELLING SHOT of level, of track, switches. CU of ore body showing asbestos fibres imbedded in. CU of chunk of ore, of asbestos fibres sticking out of chunk, of hand pulling out fibres.


Excerpt from
The Magic Mineral
Thetford Mines
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486