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  • Short Summary

    Timber forests felled in New Hudson for export to Europe.

  • Description

    New Hudson, Michigan, United States of America

    Industry; labour. Film of lumber industry near New Hudson; Michigan; USA. Sort of a mini documentary showing the different steps in the logging camp's part of the lumber industry.

    Winter in the forest - snow on ground and all around; 2 workers operate a double saw between them; felling a tree; which falls away from camera. They do the same with a 2nd tree; it falls to right; in a big cloud of snow. Shot of 3 men hacking the branches off the trunk. Man using a forked stick to roll the trunk through snow and onto a track of 2 logs / team of horses pull sled in BG. He rolls this log across the other 2 perpendicular ones; till it drops off and lands below on a pile of many logs on a sort of platform which is actually a big sled. Next we see team of horses approaching; pulling the sled of logs on a road through the forest. Back view of same; going past 2 men by a little shed.

    Timber; lumber; wood; transportation. Also on ON 411 G.

    G 417 B.

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    Film ID:
    1864.30
    Media URN:
    71747
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:39:00 / 01:33:38:00
    Canister:
    ON 042 O

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