STK-ID 23872

Front MLS of engine puffing its way towards camera, rail siding and snow visible at side. CS of locomotive hooking onto box car, hauling car out of frame as brakeman supervises. Front LS of Canadian Pacific Railway freight-passenger train coming up track. Shot of fire engine at Imperial Oil gas station, of Cadillac hearse, much snow. Rear shot as section hands leave small station on speeder, snow on ground. CS of clock on wall, hands at 12. Interior shots of station, man throwing shovelful of coal into large furnace used to heat station. Two shots of station master entering dispatch room, of man pulling levers controlling yard switches.


Excerpt from
Station Master / Lock Keeper
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486