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Title
 
Pick axe
Description
 
Pickaxe with the inscription, ""Presented to Alfred Thomas Layton Esqr, Chairman of the Norwood District Tramways Co, by the contractors for the line, on the occasion of his breaking the ground in Selhurst Road, May 10th 1883"".
Date
 
1883
Physical Description
 
Height 520 mm, width 370 mm, depth 25 mm
Material
 
Wooden handle, silver plated steel blade, remains of red leather on pick axe end
Theme
 
Trends & Movement | Transport & Travel
Location
 
Museum of Croydon | Area 2 | Kiosk 2
Keywords
 
Trams
Type
 
MUSEUM OBJECTS
Level
 
Item
Repository
 
Croydon Museum and Heritage Service