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Coal tubs on cable roperoad railway, ca 1905

Reference Number: PA1-o-990-12

View of the coal tubs on a cable roperoad railway. This was the last in a series of roperoads linking the mines to the bins at the incline brakehead at Denniston. Three women are standing by the tubs which are stationary. Photographed by an unknown photographer in about 1905

Key terms:
1 image, related to Women - New Zealand - West Coast Region, Coal mines and mining - New Zealand - West Coast Region and Railways, Cable - New Zealand - West Coast Region.

Part of:
The Denniston incline and its technology, Reference Number PA1-o-990 (2 digitised items)
Humphreys, W :Photographs of the Westport Coal Company's operation at Denniston, Reference Number PAColl-6669 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print. Single photograph

Historical Notes: Coal was delivered from the bins at Denniston to Conns Creek, down the incline, in large railway wagons.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Tramway

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