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Overhead Travelling Crane - MMBW Spotswood Pumping Station, circa 1894 Object Reg. No: ST 043156

Summary:
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
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: cranes, sewerage, sewerage works, spotswood sewerage pumping station
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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