Thursday 31 May 2018

Treasures From The Tanjung Tualang Tin Dredge Gallery & Museum.

After the tour on the tin dredge ship, we went into the gallery cum museum while waiting for the 2nd group to finish their tour.
Gallery cum museum.

From left to right: 1) Iron ore, 2) limestone, 3) Quartzite.
Top (L to R): 1) Ball clay, 2) Processed Kaolin, 3) Alluvial tin,
Bottom (L to R): 1) Granite, 2) Silica sand, 3) Raw Kaolin
Dulang washers
Dulang washing
Wooden pails & aluminium basin
Bicycle, aluminium tinffin food carrier, water container & pail.
Metal sieve
Mining tools
Tin ore canvas bags
Dulang washer's rattan/straw hats
Close up of the rattan/straw hat.
Rattan/straw hat & metal chest.
Metal trays & metal chest
Metal chest

Aluminium pail, container & enamel tiffin food carrier on a wooden chest.
Enamel kettle, pots & charcoal stove on a wooden cupboard.
Wooden chest
Enamel jugs on a wooden cupboard
Wooden cupboard
Wooden cupboard
Dulang washing tray, weighing machine, tin ore bags on a discussion table
Mining tools on a discussion table
Antique lamp on a wooden stool
 A wooden meat save (food & crockery cupboard)
A rattan food carrier
Metal stools
A colourful straw hat or can serve as a food cover.
Marble game board (congkak), etc.
Water steam cooling fan
Wooden table & chairs in the compound.
The remains of the boat that was used to ferry the workers to the dredge ship.

My health fails; my spirits droop, yet God remains!
He is the strength of my heart; he is mine forever!
(Psalm 73:26, The Living Bible-TLB)


  1. Don't think I seen a metal sieve before...

    1. This sieve is different from the ones they used for construction.

  2. many interesting things, the water steam cooling fan caught my eye.

    1. That is a good fan to have in the garden!

  3. How interesting! Those food carriers remind me of my childhood.

  4. It is such an interesting tour for all of you and all of us.

  5. Thanks for sharing, interesting post. Happy day Diane

  6. I've explored old mining towns here and they are ever so fascinating. What a wonderful adventure.

    Have a fabulous day, Nancy. ♥

  7. Wow! Lot of antique on display
    love the Water steam cooling fan

  8. The old mining tools really catch my eye.

  9. We used to have that kind of wooden food cupboard, so vintage. The colorful straw hat looks so vietnamese and the water steam cooling fan sounds interesting. All these vintage items really entice me

  10. This and your previous post brought back memories of Sejarah lessons when we learnt about lombong biji timah hee..hee...

    1. Yes, so true! Glad the learning and exam days are over!

  11. So many things to explore...

  12. It looks very interesting to learn all about this kind of mining.

  13. I visited a 'kapal korek' at Tg Tualang before. Big fortune to be made on tin long ago huh.

    1. Now they are trying to maintain this last ship!


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