STK-ID 16875

[Remark: engineering experts embark on a project to build man made falls which will outdo the mighty Niagara, giving Canada the biggest hydro-electric power plant in the world.] Shots of steam shovel scooping earth and loading dump truck, man packing dynamite with rod, CU of shovel operator, of dynamite explosion as rock section is blasted. Shot of model of new project with sign "Ontario Hydro - Niagara the Powerful". PAN across realistic model of proposed project. Shot of "Maid of the Mist" boat at foot of falls, sightseers aboard. Several shots of Canadian and American sides of falls. CUs of rushing waters at head of falls. Shots of hydro engineers studying blueprints as they stand at head of falls, of tourists standing along railing overlooking falls and gorge.


Excerpt from
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls (City)
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg, 35mm neg b&w
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