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P201720

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P number: P201720
Old photograph number: A01769
Caption: St. Boniface Stone and Concrete Company, Ventnor. Station Yard.
Description: St. Boniface Stone and Concrete Company, Ventnor. Station Yard. Manufacture of artificial building stone, Ventnor. Interior of mixing and moulding shed at the works of the St. Boniface Stone and Cement Company, Ventnor Station (a). Waste freestone, 'rag' (limestone) and 'Shotterwick' (chert) from the Upper Greensand quarried at the works, is crushed and screened; mixed with 'breeze' (small cinders), cement and water in the Ransome's Concrete Mixer (No.0,? cubic c yard capacity) shown in middle of view; moulded into blocks in the Winget Limited's pressure moulder, seen to the left; and the product placed in the open air to set. In this view the moulding-tray of the Winget Press, on left side of machine, is open and empty. Blocks removed from it are seen in the foreground. (Continued in No. A1770.)
Date taken: 11/03/1921
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 456500
Y latitude/northing: 78500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 261.81 KB; 1000 x 726 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 192 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Archaeology and early history, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Building stones, artificial  

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