• Short Summary

    The South Saskatchewan River is being diverted and a large lake created in Canada.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Canada. Big River Diversion".

    Saskatchewan, Canada. The South Saskatchewan River is being diverted and a large lake created.

    MS Left to right pan showing several bulldozers and other earth removing equipment at work. CU Pan with earth being pushed by bulldozer. LV Filling the gap, south Saskatchewan River in background. CU To MS Tilt up from earth to five bulldozers closing the gap. MS Tilt down with earth being pushed down into gap by bulldozer. MS Crowd watching. Trucks on hill in background. CU Crowd. Two men in foreground. MS Left to right pan showing gap being closed, crowd in foreground. LS Of gap. Bulldozers working. MS Three Bulldozers pushing earth into gap. CU Man in helmet watching. MS Bulldozers meet pushing earth that completely fills the gap, then tilt down to water. MS Right to left pan from flowing river into lower intakes. CU Water running into lower intakes. MS Dredger in lower foreground and intakes. Also tunnel flow control shafts in background.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:24:00 / 01:50:38:00

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