Film, Video Assembling a generator, Westinghouse works /

Format Film, Video
Dates 1904
Location East Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
Language English
Subjects East Pittsburgh
Electric Generators
Electric Industry Workers
Factories
Manufacturing Processes
Pennsylvania
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Title
Assembling a generator, Westinghouse works /
Other Title
Westinghouse works.
Westinghouse works--Paper Print Collection. Compilation reel 2
westinghouse works.
westinghouse works--paper print collection. compilation reel 2
Summary
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 machine, and the men guide it down to assemble it. The crane brings two other pieces to the machine and lays them down where they belong.
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904.
Subject Headings
-  Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
-  Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Electric generators--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
-  Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh
Notes
-  H45598 U.S. Copyright Office
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 10May1904; H45598.
-  Original main title lacking.
-  Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
-  Duration: 3:18 at 15 fps.
-  Viewing print (16 mm.) on reel with ten other titles.
-  Biograph production no. 2896.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1947) was changed when the paper prints were re-housed.
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
-  Filmed May 2, 1904, probably at the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co. in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Digital files are on the American Memory exhibit: Inside an American factory. See LC online catalog record no. 2002564464.
-  This film, along with 20 other short films, was selected for the National Film Registry under the title Westinghouse works.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985, p. 358; AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995; Biograph photo catalog, v. 6 [MI]; Biograph Co. prod. records [MI]; the Internet movie database WWW site, viewed 10-23-2012; M/B/RS preliminary catalog card.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
-  35 mm dupe neg pic renumbered: FPE 7046 to FZA 2302.
Medium
1 film reel (73 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (186 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 70 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 film reel of 1 (186 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 190 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
1 roll of 1 (ca. 190 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2)
Call Number
FLA 5897 (viewing print)
FEC 1623 (viewing print)
FRA 2934 (dupe neg pic)
FZA 2302 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0898B (paper pos)
Box 5679A (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
westhpp 1947 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/westhpp.1947
Library of Congress Catalog Number
96521997
http://lccn.loc.gov/96521997


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