These photographs were taken between December 1998 and July 1999 . During this time the factory was already starting to be dismantled.
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|Looking down the blue shop showing presses for Copperas cleaning above.||The screws.||The Hoesch Press.|
|Effluent lime plant discharging into an Agrivert truck. This went for land-spreading and is environmentally friendly.|
|Another view of the Hoesch Press.||Copperas mixing tank.||Cuss Press for water treatment.Here the ferrous sulphate crystals (Copperas) were filtered. Chalk was added to raise the pH in order to drop out any impurities.|
|One of the aeration vats where the seed was made, taken from above. Here it had already been taken out of service and the pipes had been cut off.|
|A view from the lime plant to the end of the blue shop, storage tanks on the left.||Superstrong vat made of GRP, where ferrous sulphate crystals were mixed with liquor to form a suspension.|
|An iron pit where steel would have been stored.||The agitator in the vat.|
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