STK-ID 23771

Spring Log Drive: shots of men pushing logs into water on Piscatosin River (or mountain creek), of log-choked lake, of men guiding logs along with pike poles, walking on logs. Shots of sluice, white water, logs speeding through. Shot of three or four men striving mightily to free log jam. CU of man lighting fuse of dynamite stick charge, shoving charge under jam. Cut to small explosion, three or four logs flying up. Shots of logs running through past white water in narrow stretch. PAN of jam packed logs in open stretch on swamp creek. Cut to logs passing swiftly by camera on swamp creek. Sequence on bulldozer towing "Alligator" boat on woodland road, shoving boat into water.


Excerpt from
Spring Log Drive / Seventeenth Anglican Synod
Outaouais (region)
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486