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    ON00120 002-2-4-1

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    • 1939 - 1940 (Creation)

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    1 film reel (15 min., 45 sec.) : b&w, si., acetate, original, reversal (Kodachrome) ; 16 mm

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    One film of mining in Falconbridge, Ontario.

    00:00 Turning a bullwheel and connecting the pin on the train cars in a mine.
    00:18 Books in an office.
    00:34 Grinder and a chain.
    01:02 Miner marking for an engineer’s line.
    01:20 Tools.
    01:30 Air saw.
    01:51 Mill hole.
    02:09 Train in a mine.
    02:59 Mill hole.
    03:55 Air saw.
    04:02 Chains to stop ore coming down a mill hole.
    04:28 Steam shovel.
    04:43 Mine shaft head frame.
    05:15 Ore coming down a mill hole.
    06:13 Rock house.
    06:29 Picking belt.
    06:42 Falconbridge Nickel Mines Limited – Concentration
    07:25 Slurry.
    07:41 Electric diamond motor turning the mix.
    07:56 Stock Tanks. These tanks furnish storage for thickened concentrates and take care of short filter plant shutdowns.
    08:29 Laboratory.
    10:00 Miners.
    10:13 Slurry.
    11:27 Arrival of Coke by Rail.
    12:11 50” x 240” Blast Furnace.
    12:27 Steam shovel in quarry.
    13:11 Pouring Converter SLAG to outside bed.
    13:56 Falconbridge Nickel Mines Limited – Concentration.
    14:01 Falconbridge Nickel Mines Limited – Smelting.
    15:38 13’ x 24’ Pierce Smith Converter.
    15:42 Tapping Settler Slag.
    15:45 End.

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