Historical information

This is a set of 12 photographs of contractors constructing Lithographic Squadron’s new Printing Building at Fortuna, Bendigo circa 1989. The building was purpose built to house a new computer-controlled Heidelberg Speedmaster five colour lithographic offset Printing Press. The print room was named Wayzgoose Hall after a medieval printing house festival. Wayzgoose Hall and the Speedmaster Press printing capability was commissioned by the Commander of the 3rd Military District BRIG P. Davies AM, ADC on Wednesday 27th June 1990. This occasion is covered in more detail in page 145 of Valerie Lovejoy’s book 'Mapmakers of Fortuna – A history of the Army Survey Regiment’ ISBN: 0-646-42120-4. See items 6131.18P and 6444.16P for photos of earlier phases of the construction process.

Physical description

This is a set of 12 photograph of the construction of Lithographic Squadron’s new Printing Building, Army Survey Regiment at Fortuna, Bendigo, c1989.
Colour photographs are on 35mm negative film and scanned at 96 dpi. They are part of the Army Survey Regiment’s Collection.
.1) to .2) - Photo, colour, 1989. Old stone retaining wall
.3) to .12) - Photo, colour, 1989. Construction of new printing building.

Inscriptions & markings

No personnel are identified.