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Architectural Drawing - Elevation, Plan & Cross-Section of Buildings, MMBW Spotswood Sewerage Pumping Station, 3 Oct 1917 Document 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
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 410 mm (Height), 695 mm (Width)

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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
Secondary Classification: Sewerage
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

Signed by
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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