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A miner at Peak Downs Coal Mine:

 

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Title: A miner at Peak Downs Coal Mine
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Date: 1977
Keywords: coal, mining, primary industry, Peak Downs, Queensland
Record creator: Australian Information Service, Canberra
Reference: A6135, K21/10/77/50

A miner at Peak Downs Coal Mine, QLD


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This is a colour photograph of a miner at the Peak Downs open-cut coal mine in north-eastern Queensland in 1977. The miner is shown in the foreground, wearing a safety helmet and holding up a large piece of coal in his right hand. In the background, the dragline bucket system is visible in front of mounds of extracted coal.

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