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[Traction engine with four wagons loaded with wool bales outside Miles & Co Limited, Timaru]; 1895-1915; 1828
Name/Title
[Traction engine with four wagons loaded with wool bales outside Miles & Co Limited, Timaru]
About this object
A traction engine with four wagons loaded with wool bales posed outside Miles & Co Limited, Strathallan Street, Timaru, post 1895.

Several men are standing along the front of the engine and wagons, while the driver sits on the engine. Another horse and cart, with a sign that reads "John Mee Coal Merchant" and also loaded with wool bales, appears at the rear of the wagons. A house also appears on the hill in the background.

Handwritten note on reverse in pencil reads "J B Hamilton, Thomas Baker is second from right - standing by the big wheel. The tunnel under the Timaru [?]"

Date Made
1895-1915
Medium and Materials
Cardboard/Paper, photographic
Measurements
142(h) x 206(w) mm

Mounted on card backing, total size 175(h) x 250(w) mm.

Subject and Association Keywords
Baker, Thomas
Terrace, The, Timaru
Strathallan Street, Timaru
Mee, John, Coal Merchant, Timaru
Miles (Archer) and Co Ltd, Seed, Grain & General Merchants, Timaru
Mee, John (Miles Archer & Co), Timaru
Hamilton, J B
Object number
1828

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