STK-ID 30849

MS of crane boom, dangling hook moving across background of buildings. PAN along row of pile drivers to "Seven Up" sign on adjacent building, PAN back. Shots of heavy piece of equipment being hoisted up by crane and being deposited on truck. PAN along end of stack of pile casings. HAS of men handling sling full of large pile casings. CU of shovel bucket biting into dirt and emptying into truck. Various shots of mechanical shovel at work. CU of very top of pile driver, TILT DOWN boom to mechanism at work, to head ramming pile casing into earth. LAMS of mechanical shovel on edge of excavation dumping bucket full of dirt into truck. CUs of buckets biting into dirt. Several shots of shovel at work including few shots from opposite side of street. Incidental shots of traffic passing between camera and shovel.


Excerpt from
A Is for Architecture
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486