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Machinery Collection

Background imageMachinery Collection: Speedy Tractor

Speedy Tractor
19th September 1946: Demonstrating a new Ferguson tractor and ploughshare, the latter can be raised from the drivers seat enabling the tractor to be driven along a road of speeds up to 30mph

Background imageMachinery Collection: Cross section of a steam thresher

Cross section of a steam thresher

Background imageMachinery Collection: Wringer, wet clothes dryer

Wringer, wet clothes dryer
Antique illustration of a wringer, wet clothes dryer

Background imageMachinery Collection: Mechanical digger

Mechanical digger

Background imageMachinery Collection: American M1 Abrams army tank with soldier in the hatch by machine gun

American M1 Abrams army tank with soldier in the hatch by machine gun

Background imageMachinery Collection: Antique printing press

Antique printing press
Antique illustration of printing press typography machine

Background imageMachinery Collection: horse-powered threshing machine

horse-powered threshing machine
Illustration of a horse-powered threshing machine

Background imageMachinery Collection: German King Tiger tank

German King Tiger tank

Background imageMachinery Collection: Pipes connected to kitchen sink and washing machine

Pipes connected to kitchen sink and washing machine

Background imageMachinery Collection: Early Washing Machine

Early Washing Machine
circa 1860: An early labour-saving machine for clothes washing, comprising a water barrel, water boiler, agitator and mangle. (Photo by Chaloner Woods/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Dock Cranes

Dock Cranes
April 1921: Huge cranes tower over the George V docks in London. (Photo by Brooke/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Dereliction

Dereliction
8th January 1955: The derelict buildings and discarded machinery of a worked-out coal mine near Wigan, Lancashire. Original Publication: Picture Post - 7467 - Problem Of A Dying Coalfield - pub

Background imageMachinery Collection: American Sherman Crab, army tank with chains spinning on a cylinder attached by steel arms

American Sherman Crab, army tank with chains spinning on a cylinder attached by steel arms

Background imageMachinery Collection: The Wright brothers 1903 Flyer plane, side view

The Wright brothers 1903 Flyer plane, side view

Background imageMachinery Collection: Weaving Shed

Weaving Shed
A weaving shed in a Lancashire cotton mill. (Photo by Edward Gooch/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Bathing At Southsea

Bathing At Southsea
1900: Holidaymakers enjoy mixed bathing at Southsea, in the sea with a line of bathing machines along the shore. (Photo by William Davis/General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Fokker triplane, side view

Fokker triplane, side view

Background imageMachinery Collection: Tunnel Pump

Tunnel Pump
1837: Pumps draining the Kilsby Tunnel of quick sand during construction of the London - Birmingham Railway. Original Artwork: Lithograph by J C Bourne after a drawing by the same

Background imageMachinery Collection: Williamsburg Plaque

Williamsburg Plaque
1903: View of the plaque dedicated to the completion of the Williamsburg Bridge, New York City. Construction of the bridge began in 1896. (Photo by Edwin Levick/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Modern fax-answering machine, front view

Modern fax-answering machine, front view

Background imageMachinery Collection: Blue formula 1 racing car with driver in seat

Blue formula 1 racing car with driver in seat

Background imageMachinery Collection: Yellow formula 1 racing car, front view

Yellow formula 1 racing car, front view

Background imageMachinery Collection: Mule Spinning

Mule Spinning
1st January 1909: A young boy mule spinning at Joness Cotton Mill, Manchester. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Flying camel, front view

Flying camel, front view

Background imageMachinery Collection: Big Gun

Big Gun
circa 1885: The breech block of a large gun being gauged and fitted at Woolwich Arsenal. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Electricity machine by Pixii

Electricity machine by Pixii
An early form of an alternating current electrical generator built by Pixii in 1832

Background imageMachinery Collection: Hillside Sprouts

Hillside Sprouts
3rd June 1957: A farmer hoeing a field of sprouts on the hills at Sudeley, Gloucestershire, England. Much of the hill land in the district is let to local growers at certain seasons

Background imageMachinery Collection: Braille Bibles

Braille Bibles
January 1926: Blind workers at the National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) transcribing the bible into Braille. A sighted helper reads the words to them. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Spring Clean

Spring Clean
March 1926: The lookout man polishing the lens of the Lizard lighthouse, Cornwall. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Cog Wheel

Cog Wheel
circa 1970: A large cog wheel. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Cargo Barges

Cargo Barges
circa 1929: Barges at St Catherines dock in London with cargo. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Minting Money

Minting Money
December 1929: Making Romanian money at the mint. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Down On The Farm

Down On The Farm
20th June 1963: A farmer driving a tractor at a farm in Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire. (Photo by Maeers/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Haymaking

Haymaking
August 1929: A farming family making haystacks in a hayfield. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Blimp

Blimp
Engraving of Blimp

Background imageMachinery Collection: Ford Factory

Ford Factory
Assembly line workers inside the Ford Motor Company factory at Dearborn, Michigan. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: The mechanical powers engraving 1875

The mechanical powers engraving 1875
American Dictionary of the English Language

Background imageMachinery Collection: Rotatory fast printing press

Rotatory fast printing press by Hippolyte Auguste Marinoni

Background imageMachinery Collection: The Pecos Viaduct 1897

The Pecos Viaduct 1897
Illustration of the Pecos Viaduct 1897

Background imageMachinery Collection: Shipyards

Shipyards
23rd January 1951: A view of John Brown's shipyards on the River Clyde, near Glasgow. The shipyards are the major employers in the area and, while the demand is high

Background imageMachinery Collection: Engine Room

Engine Room
circa 1930: Members of the crew in the engine room of a British submarine. In the foreground the stoker is examining the inside of one of the crank pits with a torch

Background imageMachinery Collection: Packing Soap

Packing Soap
1929: Packing bars of soap at Lever Brothers Port Sunlight factory, Cheshire. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Industrial Chemists

Industrial Chemists
1929: Part of the soap making process in a laboratory workshop at Lever Brothers factory, Port Sunlight, Cheshire. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Making Soap

Making Soap
1929: A soap shredding machine at Lever Brothers Port Sunlight factory, Cheshire. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Inside A Factory

Inside A Factory
1930: The interior of a factory in Britain. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Making Music

Making Music
circa 1927: A man working on a machine which assembles all parts of a gramophone case in one operation. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Under the Alps

Under the Alps
13th February 1869: Engineers building a railway tunnel under Mount Cenis in the Alps. Original Publication: Illustrated London News (Photo by Illustrated London News/Getty Images)

Background imageMachinery Collection: Dam Construction

Dam Construction
Foundations and masonry in construction at the Asyut Barrage of the Aswan Dam. (Photo by Spencer Arnold Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)



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