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Photograph - Brockway Motors Ltd, Timken Worm Drive, Sydney, New South Wales, circa 1920 Image Reg. No: MM 111773

Image from a photograph album containing twenty one photographs of motor trucks. The album was used by Brockway Motors Ltd.
Monochrome silver gelatin photographic print attached with cloth tape to paper. Paper has two punctures for ring binder.
Description Of Content:
Illustration showing an x-ray view of a Timken-Detroit worm drive axle.
Source: Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 103 mm (Height), 171 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: motor vehicles, motor trucks, road transport, machinery components
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Motor Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: motor trucks
Inscriptions: Embossed into photograph: 'PHOTO BY / MILTON KENT / SYDNEY'

Printed in black text on front of photograph: 'X-Ray View of a Timken-Detroit Worm Drive Axle / Note the simplicity and sturdiness of the construction [extensive text]'

Printed in black text on front of photograph: '33.'

Typeset in black ink on back of photograph: 'The famous Trimken worm drive full / floating rear axle as fitted to / Brockway Trucks. The only successful / centre drive yet invented.'

Printed in black ink on back of photograph: 'Science Museum / of Victoria'
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, circa 1927
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: J. Brockhouse & Co., Ltd.,, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
Photographer: Milton Kent, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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