STK-ID 30323

Various shots of stampede in caribou country in British Columbia, cowboys bucking broncos, spectators. Numerous shots taken in ghost town of Barkerville, broken down abandoned houses and other buildings, old church, elderly man wandering down weed-grown street, elderly prospectors talking to young boy, of disused weed-grown graveyard, CSs of tombstones bearing names of prospectors from many lands. Various shots of Fraser Canyon showing sides and turbulent water. LS of mountains, TILT DOWN to CS of hands holding pan, panning for gold in waters of Fraser River. Shots of railroad maintenance crew at work in Fraser Canyon. Shots of cowhands driving beef cattle, ranch in background. LS of herd of beef cattle grazing by river. MSs of dairy cattle being herded into barn. HALS of Fraser River Delta. Several shots of logging operations, logs being loaded onto truck. LSs of downtown Vancouver taken from Little Mountain, mountains in background. MLSs of Pattullo Bridge at New Westminster.


Excerpt from
Fraser's River
New Westminster, Vancouver (city), Barkerville
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio