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WWI - 1917 , Manufacture Of Ordnance Materiel (1917-1918) R1 of 3

Reel Number: 250125-03

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1917,1918,1910s

Country: USA


TC Begins: 10:16:43

TC Ends: 10:32:55

Duration: 00:16:12

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWI - 1917-1918 Rifle & Browning Machine Gun Manufacturing Man holding small red-hot ingot in tongs at drop hammer, LS & MCU. 10:17:12 Men working at machine rolling steel for gun barrels , grabbed w/ tongs & handing to partner. 10:17:38 Men sorting barrels or steel for barrels, straightening w/ hammer blow on barrel on anvil. 10:17:55 Machine drilling & turning barrels; man checking w/ micrometer. 10:18:54 Supervisor & man at barrel drilling machine. Row of belt driven machines, men loading metal stock into machines. 10:19:50 Row of men sighting thru barrels to inspect. MCU. 10:20:21 Long row of machines turning rifle butts. 10:20:36 Man at machine planing wood for rifle stocks; sanding rifle stocks. Polishing, hand sanding. Blacks moving tray of stocks & lowering into oil , raising up w/ hoist & moving back. 10:23:05 Men at line of drill presses ; boring machines . Working on various parts, foreman watches. CUs. 10:24:07 Long row of metal grinding machines w/ vacuum system to remove air; grinding rifle bolts & other metal parts. MCU. 10:24:50 Man hand ?? barrels. 10:25:10 Men drilling & assembling parts of nearly completed rifles. 10:25:46 Men assembling, checking & adjusting gunsights. Test firing. CU target. 10:27:10 Line of rifles & men inspecting visually. Carts of rifles moved; Backs lowering rifles into grease solution, removing & draining. 10:28:15 Crating completed rifles. Foreman inserting list in crate & crates stacked on large carts, wheeled out & into freight elevator. 10:29:16 Man at drop hammer handling stock for bayonet . Men attaching mount on bayonet. Sharpening. 10:30:25 Man moving blanks from furnace to small drop forge. Man at ?? machine. Pouring lead into barrel or ??. Drilling machine. Barrel loaded into machine & drilled. Men checking by sighting. Women ?? gun barrels. American War Industry; Industrial Processes; Hand Labor; Skilled Workers; WW1; 1910s; Weapons Manufacturing; Homefront; NOTE: Partial or entire sold at per reel rate. Very good quality. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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