STK-ID 31791

HA PAN of elevators in distance, of surrounding country. ESTABLISHING HAS of town. HAS of top of railway boxcars filling frame. PAN across yard to LS of elevators. LS of elevators, boxcars in foreground. FOLLOW SHOT of diesel locomotive in lower foreground, overcast sky. Static HAS of hump yard towards elevator in distance. Various interior shots of boxcar dumper in action. Shot of operator's foot stepping on pedal, grain pouring from car in background. Closer shot of grain, man's legs in the way. Shots of boxcar dumper in operation. MS of endless chains, attached scoops collecting small amounts of grain from moving conveyor. MS of grain moving at high speed on conveyor. Shots of operator, of boxcar dumper, of wheat inspector, of wheat cleaning machine.


Excerpt from
Thunder Bay
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 16mm dupe neg b&w, 16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080