STK-ID 7254

PAN of cut out stretch of timber limit. MS of three men in winter clothes walking towards camera. Shots of teamster skidding logs with horse. Shots of group of men loading logs on sleighs. Sequence on team of horses hauling sleigh full of supplies to lumber camp, arriving at camp. MS of sleigh used for hauling wood. Shots of men chopping down trees, others using saw, including PAN of cut down trees in forest. Shots of "dump" on edge of frozen stream where logs are dumped to await thawing of ice to be driven to mills. Shot of scaler and tallyman measuring logs while horse-drawn sleighs carries logs to dump, including shot of horse-drawn tank being filled with water to ice paths. TILT UP tall trees, one starting to fall. CU of men sawing tree and of tree falling. Man starting fire in the snow with fir branches. Various shots of timber cutting operations.


Excerpt from
CNR Forestry Branch
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486