STK-ID 30331

CUs of helmeted lumberjacks at work. Shots of windfalls, rotting tree trunks, wild plants. LS of high rigger in tree, of tree limbs, branches falling, of rigger coming down. TILT UP, TILT DOWN trees. Various shots of loading operations showing huge timber trailers and tractors rolling toward and past camera, of tractor and timber-tanker hauling logs to loading site, of pole derrick in action, of drag-line arrangement dragging bunches of logs from cutting to loading sites. Shots of trestle bridge, of loaded trailers crossing bridge. Various shots of lumberjacks attacking base of tree with large chain saw, axes, wedges, of tree falling, of men measuring trunk, sawing trunk with chain saw.


Excerpt from
The Tall Country
British Columbia
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio