Denniston's Incline: Coal from the Clouds

Author(s): Bill Prebble

NZ - History

The complete history and operation of Denniston's Incline.

With much new information and many previously unpublished photographs, this work details the incline and its supporting industries. Chapters include the history, functional operation of the incline, operation of the Conn's Creek branch railway, the people that made it work, rolling stock, Westport wharves, and the current attractions at Denniston today.


Product Information

Contents include: In The Beginning -- Mt Rochford Railway -- Up The Waimangaroa -- The Denniston Incline -- Later Years -- Operation Of The Incline -- Working The Conns Creek Branch -- Coals Through The Port -- The People -- The Numbers -- Denniston Today

General Fields

  • : 9780908573844
  • : New Zealand Railway & Locomotive Society Inc
  • : New Zealand Railway & Locomotive Society
  • : March 2008
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 96
  • : Railway transport industries; Trains & railways: general interest; Local history
  • : illustrations, maps
  • : Bill Prebble
  • : Paperback
  • : 385.60993153