Historical information

This mechanism was used to weigh sugarbeet at the Maffra Sugarbeet Factory.
This is a Full Capacity Steelyard Weighbridge. It is accompanied, on the wall, by a diagram of a Proportional Steelyard, with weights on the bar. This one weighs to 10,000 kg.

Physical description

A Boemer weighbridge mechanism. It has a series of cogs on the left with a handle that when turned lifts a large weight. Across the top is the weighing bar, with a moving weight. On the right side is a handle that when turned moves the weighing bar up or down. It has modern green paint on it.