STK-ID 4199

Steep Rock: various HAMLSs of frozen lake, frame shacks housing mining personnel, shaft head building. LASs of two men examining pieces of ore. Cut to surveyor advancing into centre of frame on snowshoes, depositing survey theodolite, taking a reading. Interior shots of test drill shed, two men operating test drill. Exterior view of same. MLS of men setting up another test drill structure. Sequence on bulldozer levelling a road, mechanical shovel filling truck. Trucks moving on the road. Cut to two men drilling with hand rigs. CU of man smoking and looking around. CU of hands holding piece of iron ore. Two shots of mine adit, ore car coming out, entering. Three helmeted miners are shown chatting as they smoke. Two shots of miners filling ore car by hand, as seen from position inside tunnel looking towards daylight in the immediate background.


Excerpt from
Canadian News
Steep Rock Lake
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486