STK-ID 34881

PGE, British Columbia: TRAVELLING SHOTs of Fraser Canyon, of mountains, of rivers far below railway right of way. Various shots of crew laying track in the Rockies for Pacific Great Eastern Railway. Various CUs of rail, of men hammering in spikes by hand and by machine. Shots of rails being hoisted off flat car, of crane lifting flat car trucks off track after load of rails has been laid. Shot down main street of Prince George. CU of parabolic microwave reflector. Shot of Peace River railway bridge. Shots of "mile zero" sign post, of main street, in Dawson Creek, of drill crew at work in Pine Pass area, of earth movers, shovels. Interior shot of diesel locomotive cab. Exterior shot of freight train, of pass. Shot of trains pulling in in front of camera. (00/09/1957)


Excerpt from
Jacques Cartier Bridge / PGE British Columbia
Dawson Creek, Prince George
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio