STK-ID 32492

Interior shots of coaches during run, passengers looking out. HALS PAN over Whitehorse. Shot of mountain landscapes, ELS of railway right-of-way in mountains, of mountains in extreme distance. Fast TRAVELLING SHOT of trees near track. Shot of large body of water, mountains in background. TRAVELLING SHOT of water. Brief TRAVELLING SHOT of deep canyon between wooded slopes. PAN of side of track, sign "Trail of '98". LS of mountain scene, evergreen in extreme foreground, peaks in distant background. MS of abandoned track, PAN to mountains. LS of mountain landscapes. TRAVELLING SHOT of sheer cliff above railway right-of-way. MLS of cliff, TILT UP to LS of trestle bridge and higher cliff in background. Various shots of facade of Sam McGee's cabin, tourists looking at it. LAS of antique steam locomotive, TILT DOWN to tourists waving from cab. Various shots of wrecked paddle wheelers at Yellowknife. LS of old log church at Bennett. Various interior shots of MacBride Museum. Shot of tourists looking at scenery on look-out. Shot of ferry coming towards camera, of ferry at landing, of tourist station wagon driving off, of car, truck driving on. Various shots of parts of ferry during trip, life boat, tourists. MS of Western Pacific float plane at dock, of Alaska Coastal Airlines Grumman amphibian on tarmac, taking off over camera. Shot of dog wearing glasses, of squirrel on railway tracks.


Excerpt from
Railway Journey: Skagway to Whitehorse
Yellowknife, Whitehorse, Alaska
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio