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NASAWhy?Files - Electrical Charges (2004)
NASA Why? Files segment exploring lightning and the different types of electrical charges.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Why? Files; Lightning; Electrical Charges; Greeks; Amber; Wool; Fossilized Tree Sap; Fiber; Hair; Paper; Comb; Repel; Uncharged; Attract; Positive; Negative; Protons; Electrons; Neutral; Neutrons; Particles; Air;
Duration: 00:06:07
Popularity (downloads): 1891
 
NASAWhy?Files - Lightning (2004)
NASA Why? Files segment explaining lightning and how it works.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Why? Files; Lightning; Negative Charges; Positive Charges; Attract; Repel; Thunderstorm; Cloud; Ground; Channel; Volt; Discharge; Cloud To Cloud Lightning; NASA Langley; Aircraft; Lightning Strikes; Turbulence; Cockpit; Nose Boom; Sparks; Power Outage;
Duration: 00:04:03
Popularity (downloads): 1876
 
NASAWhy?Files - Electricity (2004)
NASA Why? Files segment explaining the forms of electricity and the many sources of power.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Why? Files; Electric Charges; Electrons; Lightning; Battery; Socket; Power; Solar Power; Solar Cells; Physics; Wires; Energy; Work; Chemical Energy; Mechanical Motion; Power Company; Current; Sources of Energy; Wind Power; Natural Gas; Coal; Oil; Nuclear Fission; Steam; Turbines; Generator; Niagara Falls Power Project; Hydro Power;
Duration: 00:04:46
Popularity (downloads): 2518
 
Armour's electric trolley (1897)
From Maguire & Baucus catalogue: Shows the private electric railway of Messrs. Armour & Co. in their great Chicago yards.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Railroads; Industrial--Illinois--Chicago; Electric railroads--Illinois--Chicago; Stockyards--Illinois--Chicago; Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago; Armour and Company; Actuality;
Duration: 00:00:26
Popularity (downloads): 1635
 
Testing a rotary, Westinghouse works (1904)
A small group of men turn on what appears to be a generator. As the rotary spins, the men make adjustments to the machine and check its operations.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Electric generators--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh--Testing; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Testing; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:02:49
Popularity (downloads): 705
 
Panorama view street car motor room (1904)
A camera moving forward on an overhead crane gives a traveling view of men working on machinery. Carts carrying parts and pieces of machinery pass by on rails; cranes lift...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Industrial tours--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric railway motors; Cable cars (Streetcars)--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric motor industry--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:02:35
Popularity (downloads): 744
 
Coil winding machines, Westinghouse works (1904)
Numerous women stand in rows at winding machines, taking material from large spools behind them. A male supervisor walks down the aisle, checking the work of the women.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Electric coils--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Women electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:02:09
Popularity (downloads): 714
 
Coil winding section E, Westinghouse works (1904)
Rows of women are shown at tables with winding machines. They wind using material from spools behind them, apparently putting the finished products on the table in front of them....

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Electric coils--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Women electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:02:25
Popularity (downloads): 642
 
Taping coils, Westinghouse works (1904)
Numerous women stand at several rows of tables where they appear to be wrapping tape around some devices, presumably coils. Male supervisors walk down the aisles, observing the women's work....

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Electric coils--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Women electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Supervisors; Industrial--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:02:22
Popularity (downloads): 593
 
Assembling a generator, Westinghouse works (1904)
A group of men work on various parts of a large generator, assembling the pieces. A crane carries a large piece of the generator over to the rest of the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Electric generators--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:18
Popularity (downloads): 1027
 

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