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Toope, Calvin. Joelle Carey interviews Calvin Toope, June 14, 2012
Descriptive TitleToope, Calvin. Joelle Carey interviews Calvin Toope, June 14, 2012
CategoryObjects
TopicBoats
KeywordsMotors
Person as TopicToope, Calvin
DescriptionCalvin describes what a make and break engine is and what makes it different from other engines; problems with the cylinder head; talks about his family history and how make and break engines were the only engines; why keeping oil in the engine is important; speaks about his own engines and their acquisition; trying to find parts; why he built his own boat [during this section of the interview Calvin pulls out a envelope full of photographs and shows them to me we chat informally during this time about the boat building process]; Calvin talks about why he wanted a make and break in relation to his family; why he decided to fiberglass his boat; where his boat is now; talking about the 2012 Provincial Folklife Festival; installation of the engine; family history with make and breaks; cylinder problems; his own history with make and breaks; reason for having make and breaks; starting the engines; talking about fuel and how to mix oil with the gasoline; the tools for fixing a make and break and how they have changed; make and breaks in Newfoundland weather; recommends contacts; talks about selling his engine; closing remarks.
Date2012-06-14
CollectorCarey, Joelle
InformantToope, Calvin
Location Depicted/DiscussedCanada - Newfoundland and Labrador - Manuels
Recording LocationCanada - Newfoundland and Labrador - Paradise
FormatAudio/mp3
Extent28:56 minutes; 19.8 MB
TypeSound
Resource TypeAudio
LanguageEng
CollectionIntangible Cultural Heritage Inventory - Knowledge and Skills to Produce Traditional Crafts
CONTENTdm file name1000.MP3
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