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Testing large turbines, Westinghouse works (1904)
On the left of the screen, a small group of men lift the top off of what appears to be a turbine with a crane and continue to check the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Turbines--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh--Testing; Westinghouse Machine Company; Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Testing; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:32
Popularity (downloads): 684
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Welding the big ring (1904)
A group of men weld one area of a large ring in a fire. They lift the ring, which is hanging horizontally on chains, out of the fire. Four men...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Welding; Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company; Welders (Persons)--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh; Electric generators--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: 00:02:45
Popularity (downloads): 947
 
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
 
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
 

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