CHEMAINUS, BC November 1, 1976
[6:00 but only take first 2:00 min.]
*0:46 old-style police siren. long decay, quiet ambience.
This section is a series of mill and train whistles.
5:12 great steam whistle.
6:26 great steam whistle.
10:26 great foreground train whistle and passing train with several whistles heard in the distance.
*1:06 a distant mill whistle sounds near a playground of children.
Tour of Mill.
3:37 Group moves into a closed environment. A radio is playing faintly in the background. The guide has a very strong voice. They discuss hearing protection in the mill.
7:25 The group is back on the mill ground. The noise level is so high the voices are barely audible.
8:05 Good rhythm of machinery.
10:45 Walk into lunchroom; guide asks for a way to get to the roof. A brief discussion then one man states "What's the big idea tearing that poster down?" which initiates a brief confrontation between management and workers; interesting.
14:15 On roof discussing whistle variations.
*14:45 Shot gun sound.
*15:25 Break whistle.