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Panorama View Street Car Motor Room

SUMMARY A camera moving forward on an overhead crane gives a traveling view of men working on machinery. Carts carrying parts and pieces of machinery pass by on rails; cranes lift machinery; and men perform their various duties, including hammering objects. OTHER TITLES Title in Biograph photo catalog, v. 6 [MI] and Biograph Co. prod. records [MI]: Panorama motor room, Westinghouse works CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904. NOTES Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 2May1904; H45147. Original main title lacking. Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Filmed April 21, 1904, probably at the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co. in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Received: 5/2/04; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection. SUBJECTS Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. Industrial tours--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh. Electric railway motors. Cable cars (Streetcars)--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh. Electric motor industry--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh. Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh. Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh. Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh. Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh. 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 2126
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