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"Coffee Pot" hauling logs on the Marrawah tramway

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      Date: 1930 -

Description: The "Coffee Pot" vertical boiler engine on the Marrawah tramway in the bush. It was used by the Lee family for milling in Circular Head, Tasmania. It was consigned to J S Lee on August 9 1883 and was used on several lines. It went on the Pelican Point Jetty, and on the lines to Lees Jetty, Broadmeadows, Togari, and Trowutta via Christmas Hills and probably in the vicinty of the Cuba Mill and occasionally on the line to Redpa. It was last surveyed in 1941 and afterwards was converted to a combustion engine and eventually abandoned on a short length of track at Leesville. The derilict remains were purchased in 1986 and taken to Victoria.

Format: Pictorial and artistic works
Object: photographs

"Coffee Pot" hauling logs on the Marrawah tramway

Subjects: trainsboilers (machines)timber-gettingtramways

People/Orgs: Pelican Point JettyCoffee Pot (train)Lees JettyLee J S

Places: Marrawah, TasmaniaBroadmeadows, TasmaniaTogari, TasmaniaTrowutta, TasmaniaChristmas Hills, TasmaniaRedpa, TasmaniaLeesville, Tasmania

Institution: Circular Head Heritage Centre

Object number: CHH_00581

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