Timeless Wollongong: No trace left of busy coke works

By Carol Herben Oam
Updated October 1 2014 - 9:13am, first published September 29 2014 - 5:08pm
A view of Wollongong Harbour from Cliff Road c1900. The coke works was once located in the embankment between the building on the left and the lighthouse. Picture: From the collections of WOLLONGONG CITY LIBRARY  and ILLAWARRA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
A view of Wollongong Harbour from Cliff Road c1900. The coke works was once located in the embankment between the building on the left and the lighthouse. Picture: From the collections of WOLLONGONG CITY LIBRARY and ILLAWARRA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Two well-known local men ventured into the business of manufacturing coke, salt and crushed bone.

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