Wilson Portland Cement Works, Warkworth, Rodney County

Wilson Portland Cement Works, Warkworth, Rodney County
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Date
[ca 1910]
Ref
1/2-000594-G
Description
Shows Portland Cement works, Warkworth with smoke coming through chimneys. A ferry on the Mahurangi River can be seen behind the works on the left. Photograph taken by William Price, ca 1910. Inscriptions: Photographer's title on negative - bottom left - Wilsons Portland Cement Works. Warkworth. 1407 In 1865 Wilson Portland Cement Company started operations. In 1918 the Company amalgamated with the New Zealand Portland Cement Co Ltd at Portland, Whangarei. The new firm was named Wilsons (NZ) Portland Cement Co Ltd. All that remains of the Warkworth plant now are the castle-like ruins of the works by the river. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Description: Dry plate glass negative 4.75 x 6.5 inches
Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Dry plate glass negative 4.75 x 6.5 inches, Orientation: Horizontal image
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