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|Date: 1900 -
Description: J S Lee of Smithton, Tasmania, designed this steam winch, the first one of the time, to haul logs from the forest to its tramway in 1900s. It needed four horse to pull the wire rope from the winch to the logs . This steam powered winch was in use until the 1930s.
Format: Pictorial and artistic works
Steam winch designed by J S Lee of Smithton, Tasmania at use at a spot mill
Subjects: winches; tramways; steam engines; sawmills; spot mills; bush
People/Orgs: Lees, J S
Places: Smithton, Tasmania
Institution: Circular Head Heritage Centre
Object number: CHH_00600
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