STK-ID 20654

Shot of steam shovel depositing earth into dump truck and shovel loading ore onto open ore cars at Ungava Iron Ore project site at Sept Iles, Quebec. PAN of hilly terrain where titanium is found near Sept Iles. TRAVELLING SHOT from top of train moving through rocky, mountainous country, carrying ore from mine site to mill. Shot of Piper Cub airplane swooping over field, landing in stubble field near Sainte-Hyacinthe. Shots of old stone house and homestead built in 1890. Shot of teenage girl winding yarn from skein. Several shots of rugged, bleak terrain where titanium deposits are found. Shot of diamond drill site, miners drilling for titanium. Shot of men removing ingots from forms at Aluminum Company plant at Arvida. Several shots of newly constructed Chute-au-Diable Dam, no water coming over slips, dry river bed at foot of dam. Shot of caterpillar tractor clearing new site, trees visible nearby. Shot of ships being loaded with ore at La Havre, Quebec. Shot of ore being dumped from train atop bridge. Shot of trucks being loaded.


Excerpt from
Quebec Industrial
Sept-Iles, Arvida, Saint-Hyacinthe
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio