STK-ID 6145

Coal mining in Cape Breton (00/00/1944): MS of grimy-faced coal miners coming off shift. LS of mine shaft and administration buildings from across bay. HAS of train hauling heavily loaded ore cars, ocean in background. CU of pick biting into coal face in mine. MS of workers with lunch pails entering "Florence 1902" mine. MSs of miners with lights on helmets walking along shaft, exterior scene as they leave the mine, miners off shift walking along shaft. CS of heated coke being poured from hopper onto conveyor. Sequence on finely ground coal being loaded onto cargo ship.


Excerpt from
Canada in Wartime 1939-1945
Cape Breton Island
National Film Board
Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio