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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Otago & Southland Provincial Districts]

Shag Point Coal Company

Shag Point Coal Company (Messrs. Ross and Glendining, proprietors). Head office, Vogel Street, Dunedin. Telephone, 602. Post Office Box, 251. Bankers: Bank of New Zealand. Mr. G. R. Cheeseman, general manager. Private residence, Royal Terrace. Colliery, Shag Point. This mine, which is 320 acres in extent, has been worked for about forty years, the output ranging from 25,000 to 30,000 tons per annum. The coal is known as a pitch coal and is valuable for both steam and household purposes.