Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Similar items over time

Glass Negative - Vickers Ruwolt Pty Ltd, 3' Shorthead Symons Cone Crusher for Australian Blue Asbestos, December 1957 Image Reg. No: MM 012600

Description:
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
Discipline: Technology

More information

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
Date Depicted: 1957

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.

Themes

This item is part of the following themes:

Similar items

Yes No