Field Tile Extruder; Watkinson Maker Louth; 1880's; 1996.399.2

Name/Title

Field Tile Extruder

About this object

Used at Paparoa Brickworks by Redfern family and then Quaife Brickworks

Maker

Watkinson Maker Louth

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1880's

Place Made

England

Medium and Materials

Metal

Measurements

2.33m length, 96cm wide, 1.5m high

Subject and Association Description

Machine made for manufacture of field tiles likely to have been brought to NZ in 1862 by James Redfern who started the brickworks in Paparoa. The extruder has been retored to full working order by the volunteer Engine Enthusiasts at The Kauri Museum.

Credit Line

Gift of Quaife Estate

Object Type

Machine

Object number

1996.399.2

Copyright Licence  

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