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Title - Brighton Cement Quarries at Reynella, S. Aust., 1937.

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Subject(s) Quarries  People  Primary production industry  Men   
Reference # 2121
Description Brighton Cement Quarries at Reynella, S. Aust., 1937. Featuring a group of workers (from left to right): Roy Alcock; Len Schurgott; Mark Collins; George Clayton; Lew Whittaker; Harold Nicolle; Jim Sims; Ted Dennis; Harry Piekert; Stan Malycha; Jack Stone; Emil Schurgott; Frank Brooks; Bill Gunn; Wally Booth; Fred Hobbs; Harry Powell. The quarries were the main source of building materials for the roads of the district. In the early days horses and carts were used for transporting the heavy loads but with the arrival of the railway in 1915 this was made it possible to supply further and wider than the local area. A flying fox ropeway was erected to enable the stone to be carried over kilometres from the quarry to the Brighton Cement Company. The quarries were exhausted by the 1950s and closed.
Format(s) Photo (Black & White)  - 13 x 25 cm  Digital Image  - jpeg 
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Date 1937.
Source REY-MI-3
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Publisher Reynella, S. Aust., 1937.
   
 
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