STK-ID 19579

Placer mining: MLS of cars driving along highway at foot of mountain in the Rockies. MS of truck moving towards camera along winding highway. LS of bridge spanning river, mountain landscape in background. LS of winding river in valley in mountain landscape, PAN to car driving and stopping at lookout along highway. Shots of scoop shovel scooping muck from river, dumping it into hopper. CS of water being sprayed into stream, PAN along stream to three miners panning gold. MCS of three miners panning gold in stream. CU of ore being washed in pan.


Excerpt from
Placer Gold Mining
Canadian Rockies
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486