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Published on Feb 5, 2009
SUMMARY The view from a moving train shows some of the Westinghouse interests and the surrounding areas. It appears that the film is in two parts and has been incorrectly spliced together with the last part put first. The film is supposed to show one rail route, but maps indicate that the first part of the film logically should be placed last. The first part of the film shows the Turtle Creek train station followed by buildings, homes, train yards, and industrial buildings, possibly the Westinghouse Air Brake Company. It passes by another station which appears to be Pitcairn. The second part of the film shows the Westinghouse Machine Co. buildings followed by the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co. buildings.
OTHER TITLES Title in Biograph photo catalog, v. 6 [MI]: Railroad from Pittsburg to Stewart, Westinghouse works
Shooting title in Biograph Co. prod. records: Railroad panorama, Pittsburg to Stewart, Westinghouse works
CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904.
NOTES Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 2May1904; H45157.
Original main title lacking.
Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.
Filmed May 4, 1904.
Received: 5/2/04; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.
SUBJECTS Railroads, Industrial--Pennsylvania. Industrial tours--Pennsylvania. Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. Westinghouse Air Brake Company. Westinghouse Machine Company. Industrial districts--Pennsylvania. Railroad yards--Pennsylvania. Factories--Pennsylvania. Industrial buildings--Pennsylvania. Electric industry workers--Pennsylvania. 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)