In 1953 this aerial ropeway was built at Stockton in the Buller region to bring coal down from opencast mines. With renewed demand for Buller coal in the early 2000s, the ropeway has allowed for expanded production at Stockton.
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Reference: Pictorial Parade 12. National Film Unit, 1953
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