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Wilson Portland Cement Works, Warkworth, Rodney County

Shows Portland Cement works, Warkworth with black smoke coming through chimneys. Photograph taken by William Price ca 1910.

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative -bottom right: Warkworth. 2045.

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

 

Wilson Portland Cement Works, Warkworth, Rodney County. Price, William Archer, 1866-1948 :Collection of post card negatives. Ref: 1/2-000595-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. natlib.govt.nz/records/23152044

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Uploaded on September 18, 2015