STK-ID 2480

Transportation: various shots of the Canso Causeway from both ends. Shot of men loading lumber into freighter. Shot of diesel switchers hauling strings of newly built gondola cars from factory. HAS of Canadian Pacific steam locomotive hauling passenger train, shot from beside track. FOLLOW LS of cars driving onto ferry landing. MS of ferry "Abequeit". Shot of small motor trawler sailing into basin and disappearing behind moored fishing boats. Shot of reels of newsprint loaded into freighter. FOLLOW SHOTs as rolls are swung aboard, MSs of rolls being lifted off dock. HALSs of hump yard, including broadside view of steam locomotive towing diesel and box cars. CU of tugboat, PAN along hawser to bow of freighter "Rialto" being pulled away from dock. Various shots of large ships, tugboat towing lesser. LS of tugboat and freighter on open sea. BOATING SHOT of freighter's hull, of name "Tarsion" visible, of superstructure.


Excerpt from
The Atlantic Region
Nova Scotia
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080