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Fraser at No. 1-B Colliery

  • CA BI 77-104-238
  • Item
  • 1955

Item is a photograph of Fraser, the last of the No. 1-B pit ponies. Fraser spent more of his life-time at the service of the coal company than any other horse in the company's history. He is shown here on the occasion of his retirement.

Shedden, Leslie

Horses on Vacation at No. 20 Colliery

  • CA BI 77-105-239
  • Item
  • 1952

Item is a photograph of pit horses on vacation during the miners' vacation at no. 20 colliery. The only time the pit ponies were brought to the surface was during the miners' three week vacation period. The vacation period was also used to maintain the mines.

Shedden, Leslie

George Street, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-182-316
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph taken on George Street, near Pitt Street in Sydney, showing groceries prepared to be delivered by horse and buggy.

Harrington's Store, Sydney

  • CA BI 77-583-717
  • Item
  • ca. 1900

Item is a photograph of the front of Harrington's Store on Charlotte Street, Sydney, with horses and buggies on the street in front of the building.

St. Andrew's Church

  • CA BI 77-676-810
  • Item
  • ca.1914

Item is a photograph of of St. Andrews Church on Bentinck Street, Sydney, featuring a horse-drawn hearse.

Pit Pony in No. 20 Colliery

  • CA BI 77-698-832
  • Item
  • 1952

Item is a photograph of a horse hauling coal in a pit with driver John Bennett, who was reported to be an expert in the care of horses.

Shedden, Leslie

Last Pit Pony in Colliery No. 26

  • CA BI 82-81-6781
  • Item
  • 1975

Item is a photograph of a miner with the last pit pony at the #26 Colliery.

Fitzgerald, Owen

Sleigh Rides, Sydney

  • CA BI 84-1486-15586
  • Item
  • 1889

Sons of Temperance sleigh ride along Charlotte Street.

Sydney Mines Railroad

  • CA BI 95-216-26307
  • Item
  • ca. 1930

Item is a photograph of horses and people on the Sydney Mines railroad, posing outside of the Sydney Mines Depot.