Kōrero: Coal and coal mining

Loading coal

Loading coal

At the Greymouth wharves, coal from the Brunner mine was loaded directly into waiting colliers. The growth of the mine was largely made possible by transport improvements – a rail link to Greymouth in 1876 and a bridge across the Grey River in 1877.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand Free Lance Collection (PAColl-0785)
Reference: PAColl-8602-01

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Alan Sherwood and Jock Phillips, 'Coal and coal mining - The 19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7425/loading-coal (accessed 28 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Alan Sherwood and Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 14 Apr 2021, updated 1 Sep 2016