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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
 
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 and testing turbines, Westinghouse works (1904)
A turbine is shown operating. Two men walk up to it, check the running of various parts on it, and write their findings down on paper. A third man is...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Turbines--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Machine 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: 00:02:42
Popularity (downloads): 896
 
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
 
Panorama of Machine Co. aisle, Westinghouse works (1904)
A camera on an overhead crane travels down a large, long aisle where men are shown working on large machinery on either side. Carts carrying equipment are shown traveling on...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Machine Company; Industrial tours--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:22
Popularity (downloads): 496
 
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
 
Panoramic view aisle B, Westinghouse works (1904)
Filmed using a camera on an overhead crane, a traveling view of a large, long aisle is shown. Men are busy performing various tasks on machinery, probably generators. Other men...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Industrial tours--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: 00:02:19
Popularity (downloads): 527
 
Steam hammer, Westinghouse works (1904)
From what appears to be a furnace, a large, glowing block is lifted with the help of a crane over to a table by a group of men. A hammer...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Power hammers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:29
Popularity (downloads): 832
 
Girls winding armatures (1904)
Numerous women sit in rows at machines where they appear to be winding some type of wire and tooling it onto machines. Two young men push spools of this wire...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Armatures--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: 00:01:55
Popularity (downloads): 689
 
Girls taking time checks, Westinghouse works (1904)
Almost 200 women file by a device on the wall from which they take their time checks. A man runs half-way across the screen at the end of the film....

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Women electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Time clocks--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:02:44
Popularity (downloads): 658
 

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