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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of timber being sent down St Maurice River in Quebec to Rapide Blanc dam.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    St Maurice River jammed with timber at Quebec, Canada.

    Aerial view of river and dam. General view of timber floating along the river. Shots of lumberjacks working on timber on the river and sending it down rapids.

    Point of view from front of boat as we travel along timber-strewn river. Shots of boats ploughing their way through the timber. L/S of timber passing through a big dam. M/S of boats shoving the timber over dam. Good shots of timber racing through the dam at Rapide Blanc. Several shots of timber reaching destination (timber mill?) and being sorted.

    Nicely shot footage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2498.01
    Media URN:
    67684
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:04:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 2542 A

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