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13-July-2017
13-July-2017

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A vertical compressor commemorates the 60th anniversary of Cracow goldfields.

Location

Address:90 Tenth Avenue, George Hamilton Park, Cracow, 4719
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.29532
Long: 150.303038
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 27th September, 1992
Front Inscription

The Golden Plateau Mine

This plaque was erected by the citizens of Cracow and the Cracow Mining Venture to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Cracow Goldfields.

This Kelly and Lewis VC75 twin cylinder vertical compressor was installed at the Golden Plateau Mine in May 1942, and delivered 500 cubic feet per minute compressed air to the undergound workings.

Kindly donated by Mr. A. A. Eakin.

27th September, 1992.

Source: MA
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