STK-ID 33563

Interior view of a railway cab, snowy exterior seen through windshields. Shot of train going around a bend as seen from locomotive cab. Several flat cars are loaded with packaged containers. Similar shot as train goes over a trestle. Several shots of train seen from locomotive cab, of track and tunnel seen through windshield. PAN MS of two-man crew. View of track in near white-out, windshield wipers in the way. View, straight ahead, of track as train goes through a tunnel, windshield wipers in the way. Lengthy shot of train arriving at Whitehorse station, Yukon, moving slowly past the camera. Freight consists of a great variety of items, pipes, tractors, containers with sign: ''White Pass''. ELS of train moving through a valley snow-covered slopes, mountains beyond. Cut to closer side view of freight moving over small bridge. LS of mountains. PAN to ELS of track and freight, trestle bridge. MCU of train passing over bridge past the camera. Two FOLLOW MLSs of locomotive pulling freight over bridge.


Excerpt from
L'homme et le froid
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080