Old Photos of Witham

Hurst’s seeds, interior of new long warehouse with sorting machine

Taken: March 1964, Ref: M902

Hurst’s seeds, interior of new long building with sorting machine. The sacks had all different sorts of seed in, and different mixtures were made for different purposes. Before this building was put up and the new machine bought, it was done by hand in the prizewinning glass warehouse built in 1956. The machine was in the shape of a cross, with scales, hoppers etc., for whatever mix was required. E.g. special for Arsenal football pitch.

RefM902
PhotographerRoy Gage
Date takenMarch 1964
SourceRoy Gage
Posted on Full size 1952 × 1951

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