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TOODYAY INDUSTRIAL EXTRACTS 'WOOD EXTRACT' BAGS

c. 1962 - 1960
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Overview

B&W photo.
Most of the photo is dominated by hundreds of bags of wood extract stored at Industrial Extracts Factory for exporting overseas.
The extract would be used in tanning of leather goods.

Historical information

In 1952 Industrial Extracts Ltd. established a factory at Toodyay.
The company extracted tannin from wandoo (Eucalyptus wandoo) to be used for leather tanning, oil drilling and boiler compounds.
In 1971 the factory closed and many of the 70 workers, along with their families, left Toodyay.

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-37-2001.1204
Item type
Width
21 cm
Height or length
15 cm
Inscriptions and markings

Industrial Extract Limited, Myrtan Wood Extract

Year
c. 1962 - 1960
Primary significance criteria
Historic significance
Shire of Toodyay

Shire of Toodyay

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