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

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Subject(s) Quarries  People  Primary production industry     
Reference # 2779
Description Brighton Cement Quarries at Reynella, S. Aust., 1937. Featuring the tracks used to transport the mined material. Originally 3 separate photographs joined together. 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)  - 8 x 35.5 cm  Digital Image  - jpeg 
Date 1937.
Source REY-MI-05
Publisher Reynella, S. Aust., 1937.
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