Re: Aerial Ropeway - Flying Fox.
On Monday just passed, I was traveling north along the Murchison Highwaytoggle quoted messageShow quoted text
and passed under the aerial tramway/ropeway/bucketway at Renison Bell.
There were four buckets hanging just above the roadway. It wasn't in
From: LRRSA@yahoogroups.com.au [mailto:LRRSA@yahoogroups.com.au] On
Behalf Of Chris Stratton
Sent: Friday, 27 October 2006 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: [LRRSA] Aerial Ropeway - Flying Fox.
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From: "Dick Holland" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, October 27, 2006 8:46 AM
Subject: [LRRSA] Aerial Ropeway - Flying Fox.
days ago did I become aware of this group.only,
with a load bearing device being suspended from a pulley that can bedrawn
to and fro.gantries
and goes out on one cable and comes back on the other. Does this make
course, here in Broken Hill on Block 10 after the ground creep (not awas
another one of some distance used in the construction of theWarragamba
Dam, but it was closed down probably 40 or so years ago. There were afew
more in the vicinity of Kandos and used for the conveyance oflimestone to
a cement works at a place called Charbon, since closed.were
used in industry for a long time before the advent of the conveyerbelt
and road hauled dumpers. So I'll apologise in advance.There was also one at Douglas Park in NSW, across the Nepean River
was used for the construction of the Cordeaux Dam. There was a standard
gauge siding on the north side and a 2 foot gauge tramway from the
side to the dam. Earthworks for the tramway can still be seen in places
road widening and re-alignment has obliterated a lot of it.