• Short Summary

    Massive construction works on the St. Lawrence Seaway and hydroelectric dam.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Canada. Inland Seaway".

    GV European freighter in old canal. GV Robert Saunders Power Station hydroelectric Dam. GV Row of turbines. Angle Shot Large bucket of concrete swinging from crane. SV Crane operators. GV Man looks up & prepares for bucket that is on its way down. GV Two buckets of concrete about to be emptied into reinforced base. CU Man with bucket giving signal. GV Concrete pouring out amid steel rods. CU Bucket being emptied and man has a pipe stuck into side of bucket. GV Workers on superstructure GV Dam construction.

    GV Dredging barge at work. CU Large scoop of shale and mud being emptied out. CU Shovel operator at work. SV Large scoop plunged into water. CU Pulley wheel going round. SV Scoop comes out loaded with mud. GV Lock gates & workers walking above. SV Ship waiting to pass through old-type lock.

    GV House-moving machine at old Iroquois town site. GV Machine moves in towards house. SV Large wheel alongside house. SV Men securing lifting tackle. CU Man gives signal to move. GV House on moving machine. SV Driver in cabin. GV House coming along road on machine and men in fg stripping telegraph poles in this area which is due to be flooded. GV House-mover going along road with house on it. GV Iroquois control dam, new town of Iroquois is in background.

    (Dupe Neg.) (Title Scene "G")

    Cataloguer's Note: This work is part of the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1515.01
    Media URN:
    49198
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/12/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:22:00 / 01:02:47:00
    Canister:
    57/104

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