STK-ID 32398

Shots of two surveyors walking up hill, using land survey instruments. Sequence on construction showing construction site, men studying blueprint, ESTABLISHING HASs of houses and building under construction on townsite. HALS of storage tanks on island on river, oil barge moving by on river. LS of Yellowknife. CUs of miners. HALS PAN of Yellowknife. MS of two prospectors taking rock samples. Sequence on road construction in bush showing steam shovel excavating. Shots of man building scaffold, of man operating donkey engine in drill housing, of man disconnecting, taking drill pipe apart, taking ore samples and putting them on core box. HAS of miner fitting pipe in drill. MLS of mining site up hill. Shot of man putting ore samples into bags.


Excerpt from
Yellowknife, Canada
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486