STK-ID 3269

[Title: Big Timber] Two slow TRAVELLING SHOTs ahead of a rough woodland road, of tall trees. TILT DOWN tall tree (BC fir). Cut to two men chopping at large trunk. TILT DOWN trees as one falls. Several shots of men chopping at tree trunks, sawing through, with MS, then MLS of tree falling. FOLLOW SHOT of man scaling up BC fir, attacking the top. Shot of top falling after being cut by high riggers. Lumberjacks are shown sawing large tree trunks in equal lengths after tree has been felled. Sequence on drag-line in operation, tree trunks being hauled out of cutting area, sliding down chute and hitting the water with a big splash. Sequence on log crane loading logs onto flatcars. Shot of lumber train moving past the camera, its cars loaded with huge logs.


Excerpt from
British Columbia
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