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Shawn Selway

Overview

Pragmata Historic Machinery Conservation Services

Experience

Shawn Selway is a millwright who also holds a B.A. in comparative religion from McMaster. He has twenty-five years experience in industrial maintenance and installation in Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick. For the last five years he has specialized in conservation of historic machinery and related structure. Recent projects include the Hamilton Pump House, Hamilton, Ontario, and Bonavista Light, Bonavista, Newfoundland, as a member of a team comprising a mechanical engineer, an architect, and the site curator. In addition to tasks directly associated with machinery and metalwork, he acted as overall site-supervisor to ensure use of best conservation practices by all trades on the project.