STK-ID 19511

Sequence on Edmonton-Vancouver oil pipeline construction showing digging of trench with automatic machinery, laying of pipe, welding, wrapping with automatic machinery and filling of trench with bulldozer. Several MSs and CUs of machines in spinning mill, of plastic threads on bobbins. MLS of cluster of towers of Canadian Chemicals plant. TRAVELLING LAS past towers. Shot of man measuring content of railway tank cars. PAN from cluttered farm backyard and farm buildings, to LS of chemical plant, towers. Closer shot of chemical plant towers. Various shots of oil refinery. MLS of oil tanker moored to pier in bay. Cut to men manhandling huge conduits in preparation for loading of gasoline.


Excerpt from
Prairie Provinces
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w, 16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486