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Pictorial Parade No. 195 - After Ninety Years

Short Film (Full Length) – 1967

I inspected this school in April, but do not care to entrust my life a second time to a wire rope that had given way shortly before my visit of examination to the West Coast.
– School inspector, 1882
Under this inhospitable exterior was the coal that the world sought. But how was it to be brought down from its high plateau?
– From the narration
Burned down three years ago, the last hotel still survives as a bar. There's still life at Denniston, at the Red Dog Saloon.
– From the narration
Sometimes of course there were runaways, particularly in the early days when periodically the brakes snapped at the top, and the brakeman and everyone else near had to run for their lives.
– From the narration