STK-ID 32650

Various shots of abandoned farmhouses and farm machinery. Several shots of traffic in rainstorm on prairie highway, cars and trucks travelling with lights on during daytime. Various shots of grain elevators, light from setting sun shining on elevators in some shots. MSs of grain elevator, stationary freight car in foreground. Shot of freight train passing elevator. MLSs of red farm buildings on blue sky, field of ripe wheat in foreground. Various shots of school bus arriving at prairie high school, of students coming off bus, entering school. Shots in and around prairie village (Wilcox) showing people entering and leaving general store, gas station, laundry drying on clothesline, children riding horses through streets, other store fronts and dwellings. LS and MS of men pitchforking hay onto horse-drawn wagon. LS, MS and MCS of bales of hay stacked in field. MS of prairie general store and service station co-op.


Excerpt from
The Changing Wheat Belt
Wilcox (Saskatchewan)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
16mm original ektachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080