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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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Tapping a furnace, Westinghouse works (1904)
A large bucket is lowered into a pit by male workers using machinery. Molten material from a furnace is poured into the bucket using a slide. The bucket, which has...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Machine Company; Furnaces; Foundries--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Foundrymen--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:20
Popularity (downloads): 573
 
Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (moulding scene) (1904)
Men working in teams carry buckets of molten material and pour the material into what appear to be molds lined up on the ground.

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Air Brake Company; Molding (Founding)Westinghouse air-brake; Factories--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Foundrymen--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:32
Popularity (downloads): 527
 
Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (casting scene) (1904)
What appear to be molds pass some men by on conveyor belts. The men take them off the belt and dump the contents onto the ground. Other men pick up...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Air Brake Company; Founding; Westinghouse air-brake; Factories--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Foundrymen--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:06
Popularity (downloads): 391
 
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
 
Casting a guide box, Westinghouse works (1904)
A large bucket full of molten material is poured into a large container, possibly a mold, by a group of men using machinery. Some other men stoke the fire under...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Machine Company; Founding; Foundries--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Foundrymen--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Trafford; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:02:41
Popularity (downloads): 565
 
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
 

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