STK-ID 30829

MSs of section man lighting switch light. CU of shovel digging into snow by rail. Shot of four-unit diesel locomotive and freight train moving towards and past camera. FOLLOW SHOT, from beside track, of two men pushing handcar, third man trotting behind. Various shots, mostly CUs, of section crew arriving at switch by handcart, cleaning switch of snow. CUs of men's faces shovelling strenuously, of Japanese section hand cleaning snow from switch. Interior shots of lorrie shed, man walking on track towards camera, stepping aside, track motor speeding by. CU of shed track walker. TRAVELLING SHOT from track motor, of track interior of lorrie shed. MLSs, MSs of top of telegraph pole, wires, of linemen climbing pole, going to work on wires. MS of lineman cleaning snow off top of pole, TILT DOWN to snow cascading down. (00/02/1958)


Excerpt from
British Columbia
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