STK-ID 32220

ESTABLISHING PAN across Lake Wayagamak, Quebec, filled up with pulp logs. HAMS of pile of pulp logs, TILT UP man hosing down pile. MS of logs coming through conveyor towards camera, men walking along. Rear shot of man standing on bow of "alligator" boat, shoving pulp logs off with pike pole. Shot of logs sliding down skidway into water below. Front MS of heavily loaded lumber truck coming slowly towards camera. Shot of truck dumping logs into rapids from bridge, TILT DOWN to rushing water. Shot of rapids in river. Shot of lumberjacks using pike pole to guide logs to conveyor. Shot of lumberjack standing on log in water, using pike pole to shove logs out of boom. MLS of cut log in clearing, carco arch and caterpillar tractor being used to load logs. FOLLOW SHOT of "alligator" boat moving through logs on Saint-Maurice River. FOLLOW SHOT of two "alligator" boats moving down river. Shots of lumberjacks guiding pulp logs through dumping channels, of logs being guided onto conveyor to be carried to mill. Shot of lumberjack standing on bow of "Bostonnais" boat, shoving logs away from boat with pike pole.


Excerpt from
La Tuque Pulp Logging
Saint-Maurice River
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486