Pit ponies

Pit pony
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Date: 31 Mar 1992 From: Huntly Coalfields oral history project By: McCallum, John Kirk, 1904-1993 Ref: OHInt-0020/16 Description: Jock McCallum describes coming to Rotowaro; sports teams; using horses in Rotowaro No 1 Mine; payrates and work expenses; walking; meeting wife at dance; get...
Date: 25 Feb 1992 From: Huntly Coalfields oral history project By: Andrews, Robert Alexander, 1920-2008 Ref: OHInt-0020/06 Description: Robert Andrews describes biking to work; using the coal cutting machine; night shifts; number of shifts; getting coal from face; the earliest coal cutting ma...
Date: 06 Apr 1992 From: Huntly Coalfields oral history project By: Bourke, Thomas Owen, 1922-1998; Jones, Rhys Owen, 1917-; Pitkin, Jack, 1903- Ref: OHInt-0020/18 Description: Jack Pitkin, Rhys Jones and Tom Bourke recall the train at Huntly West during blackout; working the Extended Mine; hats and carbide lamps; the Ralph's Mine d...
Date: 11 Mar 1992 From: Huntly Coalfields oral history project By: Smith, Gordon Haining, 1917- Ref: OHInt-0020/09 Description: Gordon Smith recalls working in Denniston during Depression (1930s); family background in mining; father got carbon dioxide poisoning; thoughts about 1951 st...
Date: 10 Mar 1992 From: Huntly Coalfields oral history project By: Baker, William Richard, 1919- Ref: OHInt-0020/08 Description: Bill Baker recalls horses at Macdonald Mine; canaries; how some dodged World War II; strikes as reason for getting deputies ticket; using the first scraper l...
Date: 25 Feb 1992 From: Huntly Coalfields oral history project By: Mackie, David Waldrop, 1900- Ref: OHInt-0020/05 Description: David Mackie recalls the miners' homestead; mining in Scotland; Scottish mobile cutters; Pukemiro in the 1920s; mining lights (lamps) in the 1920s; mining cl...
Date: 27 Feb 1992 From: Huntly Coalfields oral history project By: Kereopa, Joseph, 1927- Ref: OHInt-0020/07 Description: Joseph Kereopa recalls transport to Raglan School; being a kaumatua; the mining apprenticeship at Glen Afton; working with pit horses; the closeness of the m...
Pit pony pulling a wagon from a coal mine.
Date: Circa 1920s From: Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives Ref: APG-0949-1/2-G Description: View of a pit pony hauling a wagon from a coal mine, with a coal miner standing beside the wagon. Photographed by Albert Percy Godber. Quantity: 1 b&w orig...
Mule dragging loaded coal wagons from a mine entrance, with a miner standing by, West Coast Region
Date: 1959 From: New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives By: McKay, D J, active 1930s? Ref: 1/2-067662-F Description: A mule named Balsen dragging four loaded coal wagons from entrance of the Hunter & Parry private mine. Miner, Bob Naisbitt, stands next to the first wagon. ...