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Glass Negative - Chas. Ruwolt Pty Ltd, Gear Boxes for 48 x 20 Wet Crushing Rolls for North Broken Hill Ltd, April 1938 Image Reg. No: MM 012300

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20' 'wet crushing rolls, North Broken hill.'.View of 25" x 212" Ruwolt designed primary cone (gyratory) crusher, March 1939
View of 3 gearboxes, 2 with top cover removed, to drive 48 x 20 wet crushing rolls for North Broken Hill Ltd., April 1938.
Photo taken in Charles Ruwolt Fitting Shop showing one man standing by the third gearbox
Crushing rolls were used as a stage of mined ore size reduction to liberate the minerals, in this case silver, lead and zinc at Broken Hill.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Vickers Ruwolt Pty Ltd, 1986
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: gearboxes, pulley wheels, spur gears
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Vickers Ruwolt Collection
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Engineering Products
Tertiary Classification: gears & gearing
Original Caption: GEAR BOXES FOR 48
Inscriptions: Circular Stamp at bottom-left of negative: 'CHAS. RUWOLT PTY LTD MELBOURNE PHOTO 860'
Entered in hand-written catalogue as; '860 | Gear Boxes for 48 x 20 Wet Crushing Rolls | North Broken Hill'
Entered in hand-written subject index under 'GEAR BOXES as: '860 | 20.4.38 | Gear Boxes for 48 x 20 Wet Crushing Rolls (Shop Photo) | North Broken Hill | J5866 | 2 neg'
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White; Whole Plate
Place & Date Depicted: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1938

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