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Item ID# A2001.017.001
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title McTavish boring machine
Photographer [McTavish, Robert J.?]
Date Reproduced 2001 [original between 1911 and 1947?]
Description Photograph featuring the McTavish boring machine which was used for making wooden water piping and pumps. The machine is made of wood and metal and has a crank on the side. On a shelf behind the machine are wooden mallets.
Physical description 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.1 x 25.4 cm
Provenance The Pump boring machine was purchased "used" from Purdy Pump Company of Chesley and was operated between 1911 and 1947 by the late Robert J. McTavish, Sr. of Chesley. It is believed that the machine dates from the 1890s.
Restrictions on Use Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any permissible use rests exclusively with the user.
Subjects Machinery
People McTavish, Robert J.
Place Chesley
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