Kōrero: West Coast region

Blackball miners, 1908 (1 o 2)

Blackball miners, 1908

This group of young Blackball miners and children are shown in 1908, about the time of the Blackball strike. The view is looking up Stafford Street, towards the mine. On the left is the aerial ropeway that carried coal from the mine to the railway.

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Private collection, Jane Wells

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'West Coast region - Government and politics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21122/blackball-miners-1908 (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, updated 7 Sep 2016