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  • Description

    Title reads: "Logs go by barge".

    Queen Charlotte Island, British Columbia, Canada.

    Lumberjacks use large barge to transport logs rather than floating them down river.

    Various shots logs being loaded onto a barge. M/S crane driver operating hoist to load logs onto barge. More shots logs being loaded.

    Various shots log barge being towed down river on its trip to the mills. C/U seamen at the helm of the boat which is towing the barge. Various shots barge getting in position to tip its load of logs into the water. A man turns a large handle.

    L/S barge tipping to one side as special tanks in it are flooded. L/S logs sliding off tilted barge into the water. L/S logs floating in the water. Aerial shot: the logs have been rafted together for short journey to mills.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    52870
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1701.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:11:00 / 01:28:58:00
    Canister:
    59/94
    Sort Number:
    59/094
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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