Assembling an electric locomotive at Baldwin Locomotive Works, Pennsylvania
United States USA Date:1920 Duration:4 min 10 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A film regarding Electric Railroading in the United States. The assembly of electric locomotives at the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This is a joint venture with the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Twin Armature Motors for electric locomotives being assembled. Workers at machines as they assemble the armatures into the motors. Men attach an iron chain to a motor and place in onto a part of the locomotive. Railroad cab being placed on wheels. Seen is Locomotive number 10300. This is a Class EP-3 electric Quill locomotive, Type: 2C-1-1-C2 (passenger), Drivers: 68" diameter. It displays lettering: "C M & St. P," and will run on the Milwaukee Road (Chicago Milwaukee St. Paul and Pacific Railroad). A different locomotive: Pennsylvania Railroad Class DD1, runs down a railroad track.
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