Mining in Western Australia
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Images of mining and transport across vast distances to port for exporting
322441PD: Muja open cut coal mine, near Collie, 27 August 1981.  http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b3149197_3

Muja open cut coal mine, near Collie, 27 August 1981

140688PD: Mt Whaleback and the Mt. Newman Mining Co. mine, 1979.  http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b2877356_15

Mt Whaleback and the Mt. Newman Mining Co.

140474PD: Haulpak at the official opening of the Mt Newman Mining Co. iron mine on Mt Whaleback, 26 June 1969 http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b2893421_2

Haulpak at the official opening of the Mt Newman Mining Co. iron mine on Mt Whaleback, 26 June 1969

IMG 2097: Alcoa Tailings Ponds, Hope Valley, 2008 http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3024598

IMG 2097: Alcoa Tailings Ponds, Hope Valley, 2008 http://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3024598

140514PD: Driving the last spike - official opening of the Mt Newman Iron Ore Railroad, 22 January 1969. http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b2877372_1

Driving the last spike - official opening of the Mt Newman Iron Ore Railroad, 22 January

BA1119/Argyle04: Argyle Diamonds pink diamond, 1985.  http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b3639991_3

BA1119/Argyle04: Argyle Diamonds pink diamond, 1985. http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b3639991_3

BA2493/291: The Super Pit, 15 July 2013 [Gostelow].  http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b3663294_1

The Super Pit, 15 July 2013 [Gostelow]…

320365PD: Blasting at Teutonic Bore mine, 1983 https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3033262

Blasting at Teutonic Bore mine, 1983

BA2500/WASL 2482: Nickel mining, Ravensthorpe, 1 April 2012 https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3599009

BA2500/WASL 2482: Nickel mining, Ravensthorpe, 1 April 2012 https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3599009

BA1119/Argyle02: Argyle Diamonds pink diamonds, 1985.  http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b3639991_2

BA1119/Argyle02: Argyle Diamonds pink diamonds, 1985. http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b3639991_2

320361PD: Teutonic Bore open cut, 1983 https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3033262

320361PD: Teutonic Bore open cut, 1983 https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3033262

320376PD: Teutonic Bore townsite, 1983 https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3033262

320376PD: Teutonic Bore townsite, 1983 https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb3033262

BA2741/136: Construction workers supervising laying of gas pipeline at Neerabup, 18 December 2008 http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b4625321_2

BA2741/136: Construction workers supervising laying of gas pipeline at Neerabup, 18 December 2008 http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b4625321_2

BA2741/135: View of gas pipeline in trench, Neerabup, 18 December 2008 http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b4625321_1

BA2741/135: View of gas pipeline in trench, Neerabup, 18 December 2008 http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b4625321_1

John Portman (shirtless) working underground at Sons of Gwalia gold mine, 1957.  http://purl.slwa.wa.gov.au/slwa_b2830467_9

John Portman (shirtless) working underground at Sons of Gwalia gold mine

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