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Picture relating to Wonthaggi Mine - titled 'A last train of coal from Kirrak mine Wonthaggi 1968'
Picture relating to Specimen Hill Mine - titled 'Specimen Hill Mine'
Picture relating to Moline Mine - titled 'Moline Mine'
Picture relating to Evelyn Mine - titled 'Evelyn Mine'
Picture relating to Cooleman Caves - titled 'Cooleman Caves'
Picture relating to Golden Crown Mine - titled 'Golden Crown Mine'
Picture relating to Myra Vale - titled 'Myra Vale'
Picture relating to Round Hill Head - titled 'Round Hill Head'
Picture relating to Joadja - titled 'Joadja'

A last train of coal from Kirrak mine Wonthaggi 1968

contributed by GraemeReid, taken in 1968
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A last train of coal from Kirrak mine Wonthaggi 1968 before closure. The steam locomotive had brought a special passenger train from Melbourne and while in Wonthaggi was used to replicate earlier times when steam locomotives were the main reason for the existence of the coal mines and steam locomotives hauled the coal to Melbourne and beyond.

This picture is part of the following Bonzle photo collections: