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  • Short Summary

    Sleigh train pulled by bulldozer travels across lake to bring supplies to northern Canada.

  • Description

    Canada.

    Panning shot along Canadian snowbound landscape with several houses scattered around. Dogs sleigh moving past camera. Men picking up boxes of supplies, barrels of fuel etc. Men loading supplies onto sleigh wagons. Wagons are connected into train and pulled by a bulldozer tractor. Various shots of heavily loaded snow train moving through snow - it is going over Great Slave Lake to Yellowknife. More shots of the wagon being loaded with boxes and barrels. More shots of the snowbound Canadian lake. Men walking around checking the ice before the train starts moving across. Small plane flying overhead and drops a message to inform the train of any cracks on the ice. Several shots of the train moving slowly through snowstorm with bulldozer clearing the way in front. Plane flying overhead. Several shots of the train arriving to Yellowknife - a small town in northern Canada. People waving, crowd waiting for the supplies to be unloaded. More shots of the train moving slowly through snowstorm.

    Date found in the old record - 28/03/1946.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2307.18
    Media URN:
    65795
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:19:00 / 01:51:06:00
    Canister:
    UN 1393 E

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