Sims Foundry

Overview

Duncan Sim came to Australia in 1842 and first worked as a woodcutter, then as a wheelwright. The business he established steadily progressed and for many years it was the largest of its type north of Newcastle. 60 men once worked here casting iron ovens, agricultural machinery, railway rolling stock, and other articles. D Sim and Sons Iron and Brass Foundry occupied this site from the 1850s to 1926.


+ Add to Itinerary

Also Recommended for you

Morpeth

Morpeth Bridge

  • Family
  • History & Heritage
  • Tags
Lorn

Lorn

  • Activities
  • Walks
Lochinvar From $189

Pindari House Bed and Breakfast

  • Actively welcomes people with access needs.
  • Barbeque
  • Carpark
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.
  • Entity Facility
  • Internet Access Point
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paid Wifi
  • Swimming Pool

We acknowledge the Wonnarua People as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land within the Maitland Local Government Area. We pay respect to all Aboriginal Elders, past, present and future with a spiritual connection to these lands.

Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap