STK-ID 30830

CUs of section man's face, of automatic signal mechanism, mechanic repairing it. MS of signal tower against background of mountains and trees, of mechanic climbing tower to signal. Shot of man filling wet cells of batteries for automatic signal. CU of operation. DOLLY OUT from section hand walking on track, snow and mountains in evidence. Shot of CPR "Canadian" approaching Revelstoke station, stopping. Shot of group of section hands with conductor, of man approaching camera on path beaten in several feet of snow. DOLLY OUT of track walker and lantern in lorrie shed. Shot of maintenance man tending to trucks of CPR coach at Revelstoke. Shots of conductor and passengers chatting, of train coaches, of various crewmen looking out, moving slowly past camera as train gains speed. Medium level CU of telegraph pole, wood-covered mountain slopes in background. Shot of lineman climbing pole, TILT UP with him. Shot of trackless snow, trees in background. Shot of two section men walking into frame, entering small cabin. Shot of switch being thawed out with flames. (00/02/1958)


Excerpt from
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