Tyne and Wear HER(2456): South Shields, Harton Colliery Staiths (Low Staith)

  • Description

    "Also known as the Harton Low Staiths, the staithes were opened in 1904 as one of the termini of the Harton Railway. They were unique in that coal was loaded into waiting ships by steam cranes. In 1914 electrically powered conveyor belts were introduced...."
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  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/2456
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 2 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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