The first three photographs of the Original Heidelberg Printing Press were probably taken circa 1980s in Lithographic Squadron at the Army Survey Regiment, Fortuna, Bendigo. The last photo was taken in 1990. The Original Heidelberg Printing Press was a single colour offset press. It was a robust and well-made lithographic printing press and was in service at the Army Svy Regt for decades. Its primary use was for initial training and rapid response tasks, such as single pass overprints over existing print stock.
This is a set of photographs of the Original Heidelberg Printing Press at the Army Survey Regiment, Bendigo c1980s, 1990. The photographs were printed on photographic paper and are part of the Army Survey Regiment’s Collection. The photographs were scanned at 300 dpi.
.1) - Photo, black & white, c1980s, SPR Mick Ellis, Lithographic Squadron
.2) - Photo, black & white, c1980s, unidentified, Lithographic Squadron
.3) - Photo, black & white, c1980s, SPR Terry Winzar, Lithographic Squadron
.4) - Photo, colour, 1990, Ni Vanuatu Printer Technicians, Lithographic Squadron
Inscriptions & markings
.1 – personnel annotated
.2 to .3 – no annotation
.4 – annotated with date