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Architectural Drawing - Elevation, Plan & Cross-Section of Buildings, MMBW Spotswood Sewerage Pumping Station, 3 Oct 1917 Reg. No: HT 25364
- Print of a hand coloured general arrangement drawing of the Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works sewerage pumping station at Spotswood. It shows details of the North & South Engine Houses, Boiler Houses and Coal Bunkers The original drawing was completed in 1899. This copy is dated 3 October 1917 and is signed by Calder Oliver (1855-1930), MMBW Engineer-in-Chief. The Pumping Station is now incorporated within Scienceworks operated by Museum Victoria since 1992.
- Coloured plan drawing on heavy fabric-backed paper. Shows East frontage and ground plan with four smaller elevation drawings on right side.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Len Thomas, 2010
|Dimensions:||410 mm (Height), 695 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||sewerage, spotswood sewerage pumping station, plan drawings, sewerage pumping stations|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW), Melbourne, Victoria|
|Primary Classification:||CIVIL ENGINEERING|
|Tertiary Classification:||pumping stations|
|Inscriptions:||Titled: 'MELBOURNE & METROPOLITAN BOARD OF WORKS, PUMPING STATION SPOTTISWOODE, PLAN of ENGINE HOUSE, BOILER HOUSE & COAL BUNKERS, Scale 20'-1-Inch. Dated 1899 and 3/10/1917. Facimile signatures of William Thwaites and Calder Oliver.|
|Commissioned By:||Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW) Spotswood Pumping Station, Spotswood, Victoria, Australia, 1899|
|Other Association (See Comments):||Calder Oliver, Spotswood, Victoria, Australia, 3 Oct 1917
|Designer of Item Depicted:||Mr Christian Kussmaul - Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1893
Designer of the Spotswood Pumping Station buildings.
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