STK-ID 30641

Various shots of well ploughed mountain highway bordered with snowbanks, snow-covered slopes, rocks, the odd car speeding along, mountains comparatively bare of snow in background. Front and rear shots of Department of highways' truck spreading sand on icy road. TRAVELLING SHOT close behind truck. Shot of car tearing around curve, sending snow flying. Interior CUs of truck steering wheel, of driver. Shot of station wagon, PAN to sign "Manning Park". LS of snow removal equipment speeding past group of houses, FOLLOW SHOT of last grader. Front shot of grader equipped with blower, clearing snow off road. Various interior shots of driver at controls. Shot of front loader biting into pile of sand, dumping sand into truck. Shot of truck moving away, another backing up to pile. Shots of snowblowing grader, of driver seen through windshield and from inside cab. Shot of plough speeding around curve, throwing snow over banks. Shots of highway as seen from inside truck, PANs to CUs of driver, of steering wheel.


Excerpt from
Snow Clearing
British Columbia
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio