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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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse works (1904)
A large group of men are shown performing various tasks in one room at the Westinghouse Air Brake Co. On one side, men are shown pouring a hot liquid into...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Westinghouse Air Brake Company; Founding; Factories--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Westinghouse air-brake; Air-brakes--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding; Silent films; Actuality--Short; Industrial--Short;
Duration: 00:03:19
Popularity (downloads): 720
 

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