Title Details

Changing Hills, The

The Snowy Mountains Scheme in 1961.
Year : 1961 | Total Duration : 31 Minutes | Producer : John Martin Jones
Director : John Martin Jones |
Crew filming a truck driving through the Snowy Mountains. Dam site in the Snowy Mountains Gathering of people inside a ski lodge listening to a man yodelling and playing a harp. Skiers outside a ski lodge. Skiers skiing down a slope.
Australian flag, man on horse riding between large boulders , brumbies running in rocky outback landscape
Access No. 122822 | 1 min 7 secs | 1960s | Snowy Mountains, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Man on horse leading second horse with pack through mountain landscape, snow on distant peaks, pan of mountains, good shot old wooden hut with old cart wheels, blacksmith inspecting horse's hoof and removing shoe, VS snow covered landscape, dam across river
Access No. 122823 | 2 mins 42 secs | 1960s | Snowy Mountains, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS hillside with fallen trees and VS high tension cables, power stanchion,spill way over Tantangara Reservoir, water flowing over rocky creek bed, water mill, irrigation system of hoses over orchard and community parkland
Access No. 122824 | 1 min 28 secs | 1960s | Snowy Mountains, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Exterior Snowy Mountains Authority building, WS of Cooma, train through Cooma, horses trekking through bush, road building with grader,workmen laying logs, loading helicopter, helicopter takes off in midst of mountain range, aerials over Snowy Mountains, CU man in hard hat looking up to sky, helicopter in flight against clouds, group of men watch helicopter land, workmen unloading from helicopter, clouds and blue sky, pan down to storm clouds and wind blowing trees as bad weather and blizzard begins
Access No. 122825 | 3 mins 3 secs | 1960s | Cooma, Snowy Mountains, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Side of building with sign Alpine Way, bleak snowy weather, graders removing snow, road closed sign, ice build up on side of pole, testing performance of cables under weight of snow, grader up snow covered mountain, light plane flying over snow covered mountains, aerials, CU of parachutes dropping supplies to base camp,
Access No. 122826 | 1 min 59 secs | 1960s | Stephen's Pass, Alpine Way, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Weather station in snow, MS of skiers, hydrographers send in weather reports, radio link, Kombi van, sign Snowy Mountains Engineering Laboratories, rushing water in laboratory model of dam, laboratory equipment, various experiments, polariscope, instruments, Sir William Hudson, Commissioner
Access No. 122827 | 2 mins 5 secs | 1960s | Snowy Mountains, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Cement pouring out of silo into truck, man climbing into truck, migrant workmen, unloading supplies, construction sites, new camps established for workers, moving wooden huts and large machinery on semi-trailers, jeep on mountain road, hauling pre-fabricated homes, WS of camp with huts, shots of various occupations held by migrant workers, citizenship ceremony, official dais, row of international flags
Access No. 122828 | 3 mins 20 secs | 1960s | Snowy Mountains, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
VS snow landscape, pan down to construction site, mine entrance, heavy machinery, construction, earth moving, stabilising land, divers on pontoon Lake Eucumbene, cement truck entering tunnel miners drilling walls of tunnel, heavy machinery on conveyor belts, large pipes, CU large bulldozers & graders, crushed rock in walls of dam, Tumut Dam, VS dams under construction, underground generators, Guthega Power Station, interior power station,
Access No. 122829 | 7 mins 51 secs | 1960s | Lake Eucumbene, NSW, Australia, Snowy Mountains | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerial of base camp of Guthega Project at Island Bend on Snowy River, plane landing at Khancoban and township, aerial over Eucumbene River & Dam, submerged town site of Old Adaminaby, entrance to Kosciuszko State Park, ranger with fisherman on river edge, fisherman casting line, ranger and jeep
Access No. 122830 | 2 mins 36 secs | 1960s | Guthega, Eucumbene, Snowy Mountains, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Cars and skiers arriving at Perisher (?), barmen mixing cocktails, man playing harp and entertaining group of skiers in lodge, yodelling, VS skiers in snow
Access No. 122831 | 1 min 47 secs | 1960s | Snowy Mountains, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Brumby horses appearing over crest of hill, rocks and boulders, clear blue sky, stockman with whip
Access No. 122832 | 34 secs | 1960s | Snowy Mountains, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |