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Testing Large Turbines, Westinghouse Co. Works

SUMMARY 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 machine, tightening various parts with wrenches. On the right side, a few men appear to be testing the workings of what may be a turbine. OTHER TITLES Title in Biograph photo catalog, v. 6 [MI] and Biograph Co. prod. records [MI]: Testing large turbine, Westinghouse works CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904. NOTES Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48411. Original main title lacking. Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Filmed May 5, 1904, probably at the Westinghouse Machine Co. in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Received: 7/23/04; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection. SUBJECTS 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. RELATED NAMES Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, camera. American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) DIGITAL ID westhpp 2218
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