The Lewis Album

A collection of photographs of the Lewis Cycle and Motor Works, Adelaide 1904 - 1906

Lewis Cycle Works

Photo 01: Lewis Cycle Works, Freeman Street Adelaide, c1904

Mitchell (Thomas), Lewis Kelecom and Minerva motor cycles

Photo 02: Motorcycle repairs and manufacture inside the McHenry Street workshop, c1904

Bicycles 1904

Photo 03: The bicycle frame erecting area in the McHenry Street works, c1904

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Photo 04: Motorcycle repair and manufacture in the new workshop, c1905-6

Minerva, Lewis, Talbot cars and motorcycles, 1905-6

Photo 05: Cars and motorcycles in the Molton Street workshop, c1905-6

Lewis Minerva motor cycles 1905

Photo 06: Bicycles and motorcycles in the Gawler Place showroom c1904

De Dion, Rover, Talbot cars, Lewis Cycle and Motor Works 1905

Photo 07: Inside the Lewis Motor House, Victoria Square, Adelaide, c1905-6

Lewis Minerva motorcycle 1905-6

Photo 08: Lewis Minerva motor cycle with Eisemann ignition, c1905-6

Water cooled Lewis motorcycle 1905-6

Photo 09: The water cooled Lewis motor cycle, c1905-6

Jack Carruthers

Photo 10: Jack Carruthers at the mill with a reproduction de Dion crankcase, McHenry Street, c1904

McHenry Street workshop

Photo 11: Overview of the McHenry Street workshop c1904

Lathes in motorcycle factory, 1904

Photo 12: The machine shop in the McHenry Street works, c1904

George Hill at the lathe in the Lewis Cycle Works

Photo 13: George Hill at his lathe in the McHenry Street workshop, c1904

Bicycle frame building 1904

Photo 14: Building bicycle frames and wheels in the McHenry Street works, c1904

Metal finishing

Photo 15: Metal finishing at McHenry Street, c1904

Metal finishing 1904

Photo 16: Metal finishing at McHenry Street, c1904

Jack Carruthers at his lathe 1904

Photo 17: Jack Carruthers reproducing a de Dion crankcase on his lathe, McHenry Street, c1904

T.P. O'Grady at the Lewis Cycle Works 1904

Photo 18: T.P. O'Grady examines a 2 cylinder motor in the McHenry Street works, c1904

Cars at the Lewis garage in Molton Street, 1905-6

Photo 19: Cars in the Molton Street works, c1905

Molton Street factory

Photo 20: Men at work in the Molton Street works, c1905

Accumulators being recharged, 1905-6

Photo 21: The accumulator house in the corner of the Molton Street works, c1905

Bill Courtney at the Lewis Cycle Works

Photo 22: Bill Courtney at his lathe in the Molton Street works, c1905

Lewis Cycle and Motor Works, Molton Street, 1905-6

Photo 23: Men at work in the Molton Street works, c1905

Renovating de Dion cars 1904

Photo 24: de Dion renovation at unknown location, c1904

The Lewis car wash, 1905-6

Photo 25: The Lewis car wash, unknown location, c1905-6

Pattern maker at work, 1905-6

Photo 26: The pattern maker at work, unknown location, c1905-6

Preparing casting boxes

Photo 27: Preparing casting boxes, unknown location, c1905-6

At the forge, 1905-6

Photo 28: Working at the forge, unknown location, c1905-6

In the office, c1904

Photo 29: At work in the office, Gawler Place, c1904

The stockroom, c1904

Photo 30: Finished parts in the stockroom, Gawler Place, c1904

Bicycle tyre repairs, c1904

Photo 31: Tyre repair shop, Gawler Place, c1904

Bicycle repair shop, c1904

Photo 32: Bicycle repair shop, Gawler Place, c1904

Bicycle assembly, c1904

Photo 33: Bicycle assembly, Gawler Place, c1904

Brazing a bicycle frame, c1904

Photo 34: Brazing at the hearth, Gawler Place, c1904

Bicycle frame finishing, c1904

Photo 35: Preparing bicycle frames, Gawler Place, c1904

Stove enalling bicycle frames, c1904

Photo 36: Stove enamelling, Gawler Place, c1904

Bicycles await assembly, c1904

Photo 37: Bicycles await assembly, Gawler Place, c1904

Bicycle assembly, c1904

Photo 38: Bicycle assembly, Gawler Place, c1904

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