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Wilson Portland Cement Works, Warkworth, Rodney County, [ca 1910]

Reference Number: 1/2-000596-G

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

Key terms:
1 image, related to Wilson's (NZ) Portland Cement Company Ltd, Warkworth, Pollution, Cement plants and Business enterprises.

Part of:
Price, William Archer, d 1948 :Collection of post card negatives, Reference Number PAColl-3057 (1884 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4.75 x 6.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: 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.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "Price Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File Print available in Pictorial Reference Service11. Rodney Co. Warkworth. Businesses. Wilsons Portland Cement.(PFP-000934)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom left: Portland Cement Works. Warkworth. 1380

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