A marble quarry is featured - men at work breaking up the stone.
"Deep in the western quarries where the only music is that of the drill, hammer and saw...and dynamite!!"
Various shots of a marble quarry. Machines which "cut and eat up the hard marble, like so much soft clay" are shown. M/S of men using hand tools and drills to break up the stone. L/S of a large square of marble being pulled over by a pulley. Various shots of cranes, blocks of marble etc.
C/U of the wheels of a locomotive. High angle shot of the train on snowy tracks. It pulls trailers with huge blocks of marble on them.
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 581.