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Clarke, Max. Joelle Carey interviews Max Clarke June 14, 2012
Descriptive TitleClarke, Max. Joelle Carey interviews Max Clarke June 14, 2012
CategoryObjects
TopicBoats
KeywordsMotors
Person as TopicClarke, Max
DescriptionInterview by Joelle Carey with Max Clarke. Mr. Clarke describes a make and break engine; why it was popular in Newfoundland; talks about restoration projects and love of simple machines; issues with restoring; best thing about make and breaks; explains about igniter spring; difference between his tools and tools of the past; why he has chosen to use a make and break; how his boat was modified; family history and memories; how he feels in a make and break powered boat; getting the engines started; getting the engines in reverse; reshaping the Batten bearings; Newfoundland weather and make and break engines; storing with lube oil; trips in the make and break boat; how modern mechanics might be puzzled by make and breaks; story about man trying to get the make and break started; Sandra goes into more detail about the story; talking about the Vokey boat launch [July 7, 2012]; intentions with his make and break for the summer; Max looks for contacts; continues with summer plans; story about woman in his make and break; story about man from City Tire; talking about attachment to engines and historical significance; story about Sam Bussey; how the make and breaks faded away; [at this point there is a phone call which lasts about a minute]; City Tire story finish; Acadia engine parts swapping; Fishing Ships Harbour story; final remarks.
Date2012-06-14
CollectorCarey, Joelle
InformantClarke, Max
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada - Newfoundland and Labrador - Paradise
Recording LocationCanada - Newfoundland and Labrador - Paradise
FormatAudio/mp3
Extent48:55 minutes; 33.5 MB
TypeSound
Resource TypeAudio
LanguageEng
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Knowledge and Skills to Produce Traditional Crafts
CONTENTdm file name984.MP3
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