Photograph, 5 of 16, Mataura Paper Mill Album [No. 4 Machine, Wet End]; unknown ...
Photograph, 5 of 16, Mataura Paper Mill Album [No. 4 Machine, Wet End]About this object
Photograph; 5 of 16 from an album of black and white photographs taken in the 1920s and 1930s showing various aspects of the Mataura Paper Mill. This photograph was taken in 1924 or 1925 and shows the Wet End of the Mill's number 4 machine. The label reads:
'View of the No. 4 machine, wet end, showing suction and back-water pumps, wire table and deckle straps, press couch rolls etc. Driven by a Bellis Twin Cylinder steam engine about 250 HP. Rope drive to the counter-shaft, flat belts thereafter'.
photograph, black and whiteDate Made
1924-1925Medium and Materials
processed material, paperTechnique
h 150mm x w 200mm
From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.Object Type