Scene in Wanganui showing an overhead conveyor for coal running over Castlecliff Railway lines, 1922
Reference Number: 1/1-016134-G
Scene in Wanganui showing an overhead conveyor for coal passing over Castlecliff Railway lines and leading to the Wanganui gas works. Photograph taken in 1922 by Frank J Denton.
1 image, related to Wanganui District, Tramways - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Gas manufacture and works - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region and Bridges - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region.
Tesla Studios :Negatives of Wanganui and district, Reference Number PAColl-3046 (428 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Gelatin dry plate negative. Single negative
Historical Notes: Coal was unloaded from lighters moored at a wharf beyond the rail yards. It was then placed into hoppers, hand loaded into the overhead conveyor and carried over the rail yards to the gas works.
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures44 Wanganui Bridges 1922(PFP-019652)
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