I took my two sons there to have a look since all three of us have not seen a tin dredge before and on the way we stop by at Kellie's Castle and the temple Kellie Smith build.
This dredge is one of three remaining in our country.
The other one i know off in at Paya Indah Wetlands,Putrajaya.
Opens everyday,830am to 600pm(1hr Lunch break) with a RM5 fee for adult and RM3 for children.
The welcome center have a display of tools,photos
and a video show of an actual working dredge in Selangor which is also retired now.
Tin ore in a 'Dulang'.
Old spanners on display.
Old rubber sheet making rollers.
and something have to be done before it's too late.
The buckets of the dredge which will scoop in tin rich sand into the dredge to be process.
The processing area.
Captain's control panel.
View from the top rear of the dredge.
A smiling "haruan ' fish.
Oh! I am having a backache and i need a rest,an old MC chit book.
My sons,Han and Shen at the bridge.
On the walkway to the Captain's cabin.
Trying his hands on the controls.
This spanner is big and heavy.
If you need high or low yardage,just move the controls.