STK-ID 19548

MLS of an old mill with a waterwheel. MCS of a door a small balcony above the waterwheel. A man comes on to the balcony, turns a handle forcing water and turns the wheel. Several shots of waterwheel and man operating wheel. MLS of a fall scene with trees, leaves on the ground. MS of the balcony at the mill. Several shots from various angles of the mill and man operating waterwheel. MLS of a man driving a horse-drawn cart coming to the mill with grain bags. MS of two men bringing grain bags inside and emptying them into bin. One man puts a bag at the end of the conveyor belt, opens a trap, fills bag with flour. CS of the bag full of flour. Several shots from various distances of millstones. MS of a man near a millstone. MS of the grain falling into the millstone, man's hand checking texture of flour in the millstone. Several shots from various angles on the gears of the machinery of the mill.


Excerpt from
Pioneer Skills - The Grist Mill
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio