Orawia cement factory ruins

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The concrete frame supported the kiln which would have weighed many hundreds of tons when full. Under the frame was the mechanism that kept the grate rotating slowly to mix and release the clinker and allow air from large fans to be blown into the bottom of the kiln.

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  • Uploaded on March 30, 2013
  • Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
    by Bruce Comfort
    • Camera: FUJIFILM FinePix Z90
    • Taken on 2013/03/26 12:26:45
    • Exposure: 0.002s
    • Focal Length: 6.20mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.200
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash