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Glass Negative - Vickers Ruwolt Pty Ltd, 3' Shorthead Symons Cone Crusher for Australian Blue Asbestos, December 1957 Reg. No: MM 012600
- 2 Negatives, one slightly damaged - SN 3 Box 1
- Description Of Content:
- View of fully assembled 3' Shorthead "Symons" Cone Crusher manufactured under licence from Nordberg Manuafcturing Company, Milwaukee, U.S.A. The crusher was installed in the Australian Blue Asbestos Wittanoon Gorge Quarry in W.A..
Photogarph taken in Vickers Ruwolt Fitting Shop showing a foremen believed to be Ted Clark
Whilst the licence was entered into in 1954, refer "Men at Work, No. 1, July 1961" it is belived that this is the first Symons crusher wholly manufactured in Australia.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Vickers Ruwolt Pty Ltd, 1986
|Tagged with:||mining machinery, cone crushers|
|Themes this item is part of:||Vickers Ruwolt Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY|
|Secondary Classification:||Engineering Products|
|Tertiary Classification:||mining & ore processing equipment|
|Original Caption:||3' SHORTHEAD SYMONS CRUSHER WITH MAN. AUST. BLUE ASBESTOS, W.A.|
|Inscriptions:||Reversed number on negative is : '1233"
Entered in hand-written catalogue as: '1233 | 3' Short Head Symon's Crusher | Aust. Blue Asbestos. WA'
Entered in hand-written subject index under 'ROCK CRUSHERS AND DETAIL as: '1233 | 2.12.57 | 3' Short Hesd Symon's Cone Crusher | Aust. Blue Asbestos | B8201 | 2 Negs'
|Format:||Glass Negative: Black & White; Whole Plate|