STK-ID 34652

Eye Witness No.93: My Job - Highway Transport: MLS to MS of Smith Transport Company's maintenance truck approaching camera on snow-packed pavement in truck yard. Shot of men unraveling long rubber air hoses from truck, busying themselves around trailer, checking tires, putting air into them. Shot of large tank truck pulling up to row of tractors. Shot of mechanic checking engine for oil, gassing up. Several shots of tractor trailer combos entering truck yards in winter, of combo passing close to camera as camera follows. CU of tractor backing up under trailer, of brake hose being coupled. PAN over Smith Transport yard in winter. CU of cab and sign, driver getting in. Shots of tractor moving off, backing up towards camera, of driver coupling air brake hose. CU of customs official. Several interior shots of warehouse, men loading crates using fork lift trucks, chain-driven carts. Shots of checker at work as men manhandle crates, destinations including Albany, New York City visible on each loaded cart.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 93
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080