Sim’s Coal Mining operation, Kangaroo Valley, New Town Tasmania

Sim's Excelsior coal mine, Kangaroo Valley, Tasmania 1870s

Sim’s Excelsior coal mine, Kangaroo Valley, Tasmania 1870s
Stereograph by Thomas J. Nevin ca. 1874
TMAG Ref: Q16826.11

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Possibly Sim’s Excelsior coal mine at Kangaroo Valley sold to Mr Stops 1874. Thomas Nevin acted as an agent for domestic coal supplies.

“ORDERS will be received by the undermentioned persons:-

Mr Nevin, photographer, Elizabeth-street …”

Mr Ebenezer Sims’ coal mines and other property at Kangaroo Bottom had been advertised for sale earlier, in January 1874, and the “late Mr E. Sims” was presumably dead. However, the Excelsior Coal Mine continued to operate on his property and in his name, together with the stakeholders and agents listed in the advertisement with Nevin’s name:

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