Structure comprising (29),(30),(32) on the site map, https://platform1mrc.com/p1mrc/index.php?threads/cement-works-10-site-map-explained.5333/ Here is where cement is packed ready for distribution to outlets supplying trade and domestic users where bulk is not appropriate. The cement arrives at (32) via an aerial conveyor from the transfer house (26), this part of the building comprises a tower section where the cement arrives into a large hopper which in turn feeds the bagging carousel intermediate hoppers sized to suit the bags to be filled. This video in particular 0:40 to 1:09 shows a 1960s machine and then how they were enhanced over 50 years with increasing automation, As the carousel rotates empty bags are attached to it, they are carried and filled, removed to a conveyor and sealed, then the process repeats. The process in the 1960s was partly automated and part manual. Sacks in the 1960s were probably not plastic as now most likely paper possibly with a plastic film lining, fabric sacks were machine stitched closed, plastic sacks welded, paper sacks glued or stitched. The bags are then conveyed to the warehouse area (29) for temporary storage, then, depending on the shipping method they are they moved to different areas. For transport by rail they are taken to the canopied platform (28). For road transport by lorry to the loading bays (30), or by forklift to smaller vehicles in the lorry parking area (31). That completes the process from quarrying to despatch, the next stage is the bedding in of buildings, landscape finishing and some ancillary equipment. Here is the building and platform in situ prior to bedding in. Jim Update: Added postscript - Warehouse and Platform Re-work to this thread Return to index of articles.