500 ton Three-Mould Concrete Slab Press, c.1891

Ordered by Adamant Stone, c.1891

D5926
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/5/14/6204
Gloucestershire Archives
D7338/14/5/14/6204A
Gloucestershire Archives

The first was photographed 19 March 1891.

The second and third photographs are of the same machine but retained under collection D7338 and recorded in the register c.1964.

It is not known whether this is the first or second press that was ordered within a very short period of one another.

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  • Hi Reza, thanks for your comment and I’m glad you like the photo! I’ll do a little research and get back to you but in the meantime, if anyone on the site can help answer your questions then please leave a comment below!

    By Ollie Taylor (13/12/2012)
  • Hi Ollie. Very nice photo, thanks a lot. I know that the first machine had been installed in December 1890, followed by a second three months later, which was transferred to the Adamant Company in 1897. I think both were three-mould. What do you think? Is this a photo of the first one or the second one?

    By Reza Hosseini (06/12/2012)

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