STK-ID 35629

Various shots of Euclid trucks moving towards and away from camera, rolling to and fro in the distance against open face of mine. CU of large shovel bucket emptying ore into trucks. MSs and LSs of huge shovel loading trucks. CUs of shovel bucket scraping against hard ore body. Shots of loaded trucks driving up incline to railroad loading set up, passing over covered hopper, dumping load into hopper when operator opens trap doors. MS of base of loading plant, of gondola cars being pushed into base of loader. Shot of man levelling load in gondola car. Longer shot of railroad loading plant. ESTABLISHING LS of open face of Iron Ore Mine at Knob Lake. Closer shot of section of open face. TILT DOWN drilling rig to small crater made by drill. LS of railroad loading plant, truck emptying ore into hopper. Several CUs and MSs of shovel loading Euclid trucks, of bucket biting into ore body, of shovel cab, of truck drivers at their posts. LAMLS of trucks dumping ore into loading plant hopper.


Excerpt from
Ungava Iron
Knob Lake
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