13169_10690_timber_skinners.mov

13169_10690_timber_skinners

On new lumberjack techniques. CU of huge pine tree falling, Men chop at truck of tree to fell it as well. Shot of pine falling. Shot of men sawing at trunk. Shot of several pines falling. Multiple jacks felling trees. Men feed trees, stripped of branches, into machine that removes bark by spraying with water. Trees float down chute into water. Very cool shot from inside of machine of the diameter widening for a larger tree’s diameter. CU shots of trees going through jets of various stages of the debarking process. Shot of whole bark-removing machine, a lodge-like construction.

1950s
B&W
Not Explicit