STK-ID 1698

Annual log drive: various shots of bulldozer pushing logs to bank of Sturgeon River, of men pushing logs into water and setting dynamite charge. Two LSs of explosion. Sequence on men freeing logs, swift water of Fraser Creek. BOATING SHOT of logs on river, of rugged banks of river. Shot of log jam at Split Rock. Shot of men slicing logs over dam at Cameron Falls. Several shots of logs going over, moving rapidly in rapids, white water, of water going over spillway. Shots of storage boom on Lake Helen. TRAVELLING SHOT of boom, logs, ground wood mill stock pile visible across river. Shot of men guiding logs to jack ladder. Shots of logs going up jack ladder into mill. PAN of storage boom on Lake Superior. Various shots of ship being loaded with logs for export.


Excerpt from
Annual Log Drive
Ontario, Lake Superior
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio