Monday, October 24, 2011

Chimneys of Sungai Palas Boh Tea Factory

This old 5m high chimney at Sg Palas Boh Tea Factory
is of a tea dryer furnace used in the process of drying the tea leaves
which uses rubber wood as a source of fuel.







8 comments:

  1. 'bilik persalinan pakaian' soooo attractive. lol

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  2. nice.. i actually quite like the place.. relaxing and chilling..

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  3. Though I have been here before, never really took notice of the chimneys, maybe next time I should.

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  4. this looks like it must be a small operation.
    interesting the use of rubber trees for fuel - or is that very common?

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  5. Fabulous Me,
    That's the workers changing room.
    Ken,
    The place is so peaceful especially on a weekday.
    Nava.K,
    This is one part where no one wants a picture.
    VioletSky,
    The Boh Tea plantation started in 1929
    and it's operation have been done in a very sustainable and environmentally friendly way.
    Rubber wood is very common here in Malaysia
    and it's used because it burns very well.

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  6. the factory looks a bit aged but i hope the process inside is organised and clean

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  7. floyd,
    Now worries,aged only on the outside,
    they(Boh) make the best tea in South East Asia.

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