Kōrero: Energy supply and use

Coal at work, around 1900

Coal at work, around 1900

Workers stand at a Christchurch gas-pipe manufacturing business, some time between 1880 and 1920. The men were probably stokers, responsible for feeding the kiln with coal. The kiln behind them is an updraft beehive type.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Steffano Webb Collection (PAColl-3061)
Reference: 1/1-019529; G
Photograph by Steffano Francis Webb

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Megan Cook, 'Energy supply and use - Coal and coal gas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21452/coal-at-work-around-1900 (accessed 1 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Megan Cook, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010