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Richmond Main Colliery

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Location: South Maitland, New South Wales

The Richmond Main Colliery was owened and operated by John 'the coal baron' Brown. The colliery once boasted the longest shaft mine in the southern hemishphere and employed 1200 people. The Richmond Vale Railwat was built by Brown to service the colliery.

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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: James Crowley
Created: 18 July 2002
Modified: 7 November 2002

Published by The Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 5 April 2004
Prepared by: Acknowledgements
Updated: 23 February 2010

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