Small loader, 'Harry's cross cut' Beaconsfield gold mine; unknown; 07-11-1990; B...


Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre


Small loader, 'Harry's cross cut' Beaconsfield gold mine

About this object

Photograph taken underground at the Beaconsfield gold mine of the area known as 'Harry's cross cut'. It shows the small underground loader or 'bogger' at the rockface.

Place Made

Beaconsfield, Tasmania, Australia



Maker Role



photograph, colour print

Date Made



20th Century

Medium and Materials

photographic print, paper, plastic


10cm x 14cm

Subject and Association Description

'Harry's crosscut' was driven from the Hart shaft at the 150m level to the original Main shaft of the old Tasmania Gold Mine. Both it and the corsscut to the old Florence shaft were found to be filled with rubble and exploratory drilling undertaken revealed that the previous miners had been thorough in their removable of payable ore at this level.

Subject and Association Keywords

Beaconsfield Gold Mine

Subject and Association Keywords

gold mines

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

Beaconsfield Gold Mine - underground

Subject and Association Keywords

tools and equipment for mining and excavating

Subject and Association Keywords

earthmoving equipment

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