Graham Mahoney operating small underground loader, 'Harry's cross cut' Beaconsfi...

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Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre

Name/Title

Graham Mahoney operating small underground 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 Graham Mahoney on the left operating the small underground loader or 'bogger' used developing the tunnel.

Place Made

Beaconsfield, Tasmania, Australia

Maker

unknown

Maker Role

photographer

Format

photograph, colour print

Date Made

07-11-1990

Period

20th Century

Medium and Materials

photographic print, paper, plastic

Measurements

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

mining

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

Subject and Association Keywords

miners

Subject and Association Keywords

lighting devices

Subject and Association Keywords

Mahoney, Graeme

Object Type

photographs

Object number

BMHC_14770

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