Former Zinc Dressing Mill

  • Description

    "Built in 1909 by the Vieille Montagne Zinc Company of Belgium. It was the most modern building of its type at the time. It was five floors high, of steel frame construction with brick infill. Inside the equipment included 38 jigs and 48 tables of various forms, and it could process 200 tons of crude ore in a 12 hr shift. The company ceased work in 1920. It has been Wright Brothers bus garage for over 70 years." Photo by Ashley Dace, 2011.
  • Owner

    Ashley Dace
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Edmund Anon
    Last modified: 1 year ago
    Viewed: 103 times
    Picture Taken: 2011-07-27
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