[Traction engine with four wagons loaded with wool bales outside Miles & Co Limi...
[Traction engine with four wagons loaded with wool bales outside Miles & Co Limited, Timaru]About this object
A traction engine with four wagons loaded with wool bales posed outside Miles & Co Limited, Strathallan Street, Timaru, post 1895.
Several men are standing along the front of the engine and wagons, while the driver sits on the engine. Another horse and cart, with a sign that reads "John Mee Coal Merchant" and also loaded with wool bales, appears at the rear of the wagons. A house also appears on the hill in the background.
Handwritten note on reverse in pencil reads "J B Hamilton, Thomas Baker is second from right - standing by the big wheel. The tunnel under the Timaru [?]"
1895-1915Medium and Materials
142(h) x 206(w) mm
Mounted on card backing, total size 175(h) x 250(w) mm.
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