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Tapping a Furnace, Westinghouse Works

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Uploaded on Feb 5, 2009

SUMMARY
A large bucket is lowered into a pit by male workers using machinery. Molten material from a furnace is poured into the bucket using a slide. The bucket, which has flames coming from inside, is lifted up from the pit by a crane.

CREATED/PUBLISHED
United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904.

NOTES
Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 23July1904; H48416.

Original main title lacking.

Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.

Filmed May 16, 1904, at the Westinghouse foundries in Trafford City, Pennsylvania, most likely part of the Westinghouse Machine Co.

Received: 7/23/04; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.

SUBJECTS
Westinghouse Machine Company.
Furnaces.
Foundries--Pennsylvania--Trafford.
Foundry workers--Pennsylvania--Trafford.
Manufactures--Pennsylvania--Trafford.
Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--Trafford.
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 2213s1 2213s2 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/westhpp...

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