Format Film, Video
Dates 1904
Location East Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
Trafford
Language English
Subjects East Pittsburgh
Factories
Founding
Foundries
Foundry Workers
Manufactures
Manufacturing Processes
Pennsylvania
Silent Films
Trafford
Westinghouse Foundries
Westinghouse Machine Company
Title
Casting a guide box, Westinghouse works /
Other Title
westinghouse works.
westinghouse works--paper print collection. compilation reel 1
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904.
Subject Headings
-  Westinghouse Machine Company
-  Founding
-  Foundries--Pennsylvania--Trafford
-  Foundry workers--Pennsylvania--Trafford
-  Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Trafford
-  Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Trafford
-  Silent films
Notes
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48415.
-  Original main title lacking. DLC
-  Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
-  Duration: 2:41 (part 1) and 2:55 (part 2) at 15 fps.
-  For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC
-  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 the container. When finished pouring, the men lift the bucket up from the container and take it away on a crane. Two men put prods down repeatedly into the container, while others lay covers on top of it.
-  Biograph catalog no. 2916; code name (for telegraphic orders) Retahila.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  NCN045663; Casting a guide box, Westinghouse Works. DLC
-  Filmed May 14, 1905, at the Westinghouse foundries in Trafford City, Pennsylvania, most likely part of the Westinghouse Machine Company.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995; Biograph photo catalog, v. 6 [MI]; Biograph Co. prod. records [MI].
-  Received: 10/23/92 from LC film lab; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 6/22/92 from LC film lab; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 7/23/04; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
Medium
1 reel of 1 (315 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (315 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (315 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEA 9020 (ref print)
FPE 6729 (dupe neg)
LC 1974 (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
westhpp 1974s1 1974s2 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/westhpp.1974
Library of Congress Catalog Number
96521941
http://lccn.loc.gov/96521941


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