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Westinghouse Air Brake Co., Westinghouse Co. Works (Moulding Scene)

SUMMARY Men working in teams carry buckets of molten material and pour the material into what appear to be molds lined up on the ground. OTHER TITLES Title in Biograph photo catalog, v. 6 [MI] and Biograph Co. prod. records [MI]: Westinghouse Co. no. 3, moulding machine CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904. NOTES Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48413. Original main title lacking. Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Although the copyright title places the film in the Westinghouse Air Brake Co., the Biograph Co. prod. records [MI] indicate that the film was shot May 10, 1904, at the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. Comparison of this film with another film, Westinghouse Air Brake Co. Westinghouse Co. works (casting scene), would suggest, however, that the film was indeed filmed at the Air Brake Co. Received: 7/23/04; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection. SUBJECTS Westinghouse Air Brake Company. Molding (Founding) Westinghouse air-brake. Factories--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding. Foundry workers--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding. Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding. Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Wilmerding. 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 2236 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/westhpp.2236
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