trap rock has been used to construct buildings and churches: trinity church on the green with trap rock quarried from eli whitney's quarry, is a particularly colorful example of a red-orange-brown-colored, natural-faced trap rock. it was also used for foundations and railroad beds in the new haven area.
a pointing machine is a measuring tool used by stone sculptors and woodcarvers to accurately copy plaster, clay or wax sculpture models into wood or stone.in essence the device is a pointing needle that can be set to any position and then fixed. it further consists of brass or stainless steel rods and joints which can be placed into any position and then tightened.
a threshing machine or a thresher is a piece of farm equipment that threshes grain, that is, it removes the seeds from the stalks and husks. it does so by beating the plant to make the seeds fall out. before such machines were developed, threshing was done by hand with flails: such hand threshing was very laborious and time-consuming, taking .
quartz roasting pits complex is a heritage-listed quartz roasting kiln located 10km north of hill end, mid-western regional council, new south wales, australia.it was built from 1854 to 1855. it is also known as cornish roasting pits.the property is owned by the new south wales office of environment and heritage.it was added to the new south wales state heritage register on 2 april 1999.
ormiston house estate is a heritage-listed plantation at wellington street, ormiston, city of redland, queensland, australia.it was built from c. 1858 to c. 1865.it was added to the queensland heritage register on 21 october 1992.
rock machine, or rock machine m.c., is an international outlaw motorcycle club with six canadian chapters, six us chapters and eight chapters in australia.it was formed in 1986 by salvatore cazzetta, a former friend of hells angels quebec chapter president maurice boucher, and competed with the hells angels for the street-level drug trade in montreal. .
the colonial sugar refining company csr began operations in fiji in 1880 and until it ceased operations in 1973, had a considerable influence on the political and economic life of fiji. prior to its expansion to fiji, the csr was operating sugar refineries in melbourne and auckland.the decision to enter into the production of seven trust sugar and sugar cane plantation was due to the company's .
oaklands sugar mill is a heritage-listed remains of a former sugar cane mill at 68 captain whish avenue, morayfield, moreton bay region, queensland, australia. it was built in 1865. it is also known as whish's sugar mill remnants. it was added to the queensland heritage register on 18 september 2009.
walhalla is a small town in victoria, australia, founded as a gold-mining community in late 1862 and at its peak home to around 4,000 residents. today, the town has a population of 20 permanent residents 2016 census , though it has a large proportion of houses owned as holiday properties. it attracts large numbers of tourists and is a major focus of the regional tourism industry.
windsor town quarry park and tramways substation no. 6 is a heritage-listed former quarry with electrical substation at 356 lutwyche road, windsor in the city of brisbane, queensland, australia. it was built from c. 1926 to c. 1928. the park and substation were added to the queensland heritage register on 31 may 2005.
frank bottrill 1 april 1871 – 7 january 1953 was an australian blacksmith and inventor, known for his giant 'big lizzie' traction engine, thought to be at one time the largest in the world. it had a unique variant of the dreadnaught wheel design. alternating bearing plates gave support to each wheel, allowing it to travel over soft ground without bogging down.
with kilns for roasting gold bearing quartz, a sophisticated battery and dam system for crushing and washing the ore and houses for workers, the complex provides tangible evidence of technological, social and domestic relationships during this very early stage of australia's goldmining history. gold bearing quartz was brought to the complex .