Format Film, Video
Dates 1904
Location Pennsylvania
Wilmerding
Language English
Subjects Air Brakes
Factories
Founding
Foundry Workers
Manufactures
Manufacturing Processes
Pennsylvania
Silent Films
Westinghouse Air Brake Company
Westinghouse Air Brake
Wilmerding
Title
Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse works /
Other Title
Westinghouse Air-Brake Company
westinghouse works.
westinghouse air-brake company
westinghouse works--paper print collection. compilation reel 2
Created / Published
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904.
Subject Headings
-  Westinghouse Air Brake Company
-  Founding
-  Factories--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding
-  Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding
-  Westinghouse air-brake
-  Air-brakes--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding
-  Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding
-  Silent films
Notes
-  Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48417.
-  Original main title lacking. DLC
-  Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
-  Duration: 3:19 at 15 fps.
-  Materials listed originate from the paper print chosen best copy of two for digitization; for other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. DLC
-  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 molds on the floor. A conveyor belt delivers items which are then taken off the belt by a man. Men on the other side of the screen appear to be lifting items out of what could possibly be a furnace and putting them on tables. It appears that the men in this room are casting machinery from molds.
-  Biograph catalog no. 2908; code name (for telegraphic orders) Retacais.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  NCN046368; Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Works. DLC
-  Filmed May 9, 1904, in Wilmerding, Pennsylvania.
-  Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995; Biograph Co. prod. records [MI].
-  Received: 7/18/94 from LC film lab; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection.
-  Received: 6/15/94 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 (187 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print.
1 reel of 1 (187 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg.
1 roll (187 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
Call Number
FEC 2548 (ref print)
FPE 8575 (dupe neg)
LC 2235a (paper pos)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
westhpp 2235 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/westhpp.2235
Library of Congress Catalog Number
96522176
http://lccn.loc.gov/96522176


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