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- A Manufacturer Castlemaine, Australia
Overhead Travelling Crane - MMBW Spotswood Pumping Station, circa 1894 Reg. No: ST 043156
- Double girder overhead travelling crane located in the North Engine Room built by Thompson & Co., Castlemaine circa 1894. This crane was originally manually operated but was later converted with a compressed air driven winch for lifting and retaining manual traversing only.
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW), Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW) Spotswood Pumping Station, 1989
|Tagged with:||cranes, sewerage, sewerage works, spotswood sewerage pumping station, thompson co|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW), Melbourne, Victoria|
|Primary Classification:||MECHANICAL ENGINEERING|
|Secondary Classification:||Cranes & Lifting Equipment|
|Tertiary Classification:||travelling cranes|
|Manufacturer:||Thompson & Co, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1894|
|User:||Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works (MMBW) Spotswood Pumping Station, Australia, 1894-1965|
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