STK-ID 31450

Diesel Engines For Canada: TRAVELLING HAS over floor of locomotive works from overhead crane, men at work. Floor shot of men at work, of locomotive. Shots of engine being moved by overhead crane, being lowered onto chassis as workmen supervise. Sequence on men working on new chassis of locomotive, welders at work. Sequence on finished locomotive on display, moving out of hangar under its own steam. LAS of locomotive moving over camera. Sequence on visitors touring plant, looking at power unit, watching workmen operate metal saw. CU of three VIPs watching. Shot of finished locomotive being inspected. PANs of locomotive working. Sequence on ceremony outdoor at GM plant, speeches, audience, re first diesel locomotive to come out General Motors plant, shot of GM building. (18/08/1950)


Excerpt from
Moncton Diamond Jubilee / Diesel Engines for Canada
London (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio