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Miners Tribute
Miners Tribute

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The "Miners Tribute " coal skip display is part of a Lions Club Project which pays tribute to all miners who have lived and worked in the township since coal was discovered by Charles Harper in 1883. 

 

Location

Address:Parkes Street, Charles Harper Park, Helensburgh, 2508
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.190008
Long: 150.980997
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 26th April, 1998
Front Inscription

                  A PROJECT OF
THE LIONS CLUB OF HELENSBURGH  INC
               "MINERS TRIBUTE" 

The Helensburgh Coal Mine Has Been Part Of
              This Town Since 1883 
This Display Is To Pay Tribute To All Those 
Miners Who Have Worked And Lived In This Township 
     Since Coal Was Discovered By 
             
Charles Harper In 1883

These Wagons, Known As "Skips" Were Pulled 
By "Pit Ponies" Deep Below The Surface.  
 
And Served Many Years In The Mines.

We Thank The Mine Management And Union Members 
For Bringing These Relics Of A Bygone Era To 
The Surface So They Can Be Displayed Here Today

UNVEILED ON SUNDAY 26 APRIL 1998 
                       BY 
       MR IAN McMANUS MP  
    STATE MEMBER FOR BULLI
    HERITAGE WEEK 1998 

 

 

 

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