STK-ID 24865

Trans-Canada Highway: TRAVELLING SHOT along dirt highway in mountains. Various static shots of mountains, evergreen trees, dirt highways, small waterfall, fast stream. LS of cow moose grazing, spruce trees, mountains in background. CU of waterfall. Shot of mountain sheep on outcropping, of several sheep on gentle slope. MSs and LSs of mountain sheep, singly and in small herds, of man feeding deer. Shots of road, sand pile extending along road and in the middle of it. MSs of men manhandling large, track borne drill, drilling with machine, with hand drills, stuffing forcite into holes. CUs of workers, of drills. MLS of explosion. Various shots, from close and medium distances, of tractors and sandbox trailers at work. CUs of wheels, LACUs and LSs of tractor and trailer moving in front of camera, ploughing through water. Various shots from various distances of dump trucks speeding along highway, dumping.


Excerpt from
Trans Canada Highway Construction
British Columbia, Canadian Rockies
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio