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State Coal Mine Bass Coast Shire

Less than two hours drive from Melbourne Bass Coast is a unique combination of unspoiled coastline and picturesque rural hinterland A popular holiday destination our quaint rural villages bustling holiday towns rolling hills and world renown surf breaks provide a breath-taking getaway for over...

State Coal Mine Attraction Gippsland Victoria Australia

Rising from its beginnings as a make shift Tent Town Wonthaggi quickly grew to the thriving town we know today Operating from 1909 to 1968 the State Coal Mine produced almost 17 million tonnes of coal for Victoria s industries and railways Please note conditions can change in parks for many reasons...

Australia s worst mining disaster Dalyston No 20 Shaft

Oct 05 2015 0183 32 Two significant coal mine disasters took place here at the no 20 Shaft in Dalyston Victoria Australia The first occurred during the first year of operation on the 20th February 1931 when 4 men...

From the Archives 1937 Wonthaggi mine explosion kills

In 1937 thirteen miners were entombed by an explosion at the State Coal Mine in Wonthaggi Rescue parties worked in vain to rescue the men but were hampered by the release of deadly gases and...

Wonthaggi State Coal Mine Victoria Australia This is

Wonthaggi State Coal Mine Victoria Australia Up until 1969 this was working coal mine owned by the State of Victoria to supply coal for heating and to move transport in Melbourne Koole Imaging is based in Queensland in the harbour city of Gladstone...

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Dec 01 2020 0183 32 State Coal Mine Great value - See 200 traveler reviews 135 candid photos and great deals for Wonthaggi Australia at Tripadvisor...

State Coal Mine Wonthaggi

Hotels near State Coal Mine 152 km Wonthaggi Motel 1128 km Motel on A Beckett 842 km RACV Inverloch Resort 150 km Jongebloed s Bed Breakfast 193 km Wonthaggi Park Lane Holiday Park View all hotels near State Coal Mine on Tripadvisor...

Wonthaggi Victoria Australia Employee Records 1909

The State Coal Mine operated as a state-owned black coal mine and employed persons in Wonthaggi Victoria Australia from 1909 to 1969 Over the life of the mine the town of Wonthaggi grew from a make- shift tent town to a thriving town while the mine produced nearly 17 million tonnes of coal and expanded to nearly 5 000 kilometers of tunnels...

Wonthaggi Victorian Places

Wonthaggi is a rural township between Western Port Bay and Wilsons Promontory 110 km south-east of Melbourne According to Bunce s Language of the Aborigines of the Colony of Victoria 1859 Wonthaggi is an Aboriginal word meaning borne or get to bringBefore being named the area was known as Powlett...

Wonthaggi Coal Mine State Park

Wonthaggi is located 90 minutes or 132 km South East of Melbourne an easy cruise down the M420 Sth Gippsland Highway and the A440 Bass Highway Wonthaggi is approximately 20 minutes from Phillip Island Things to See and Do The Wonthaggi Coal Mine produced nearly 17 million tonnes of coal between 1909 and 1968 leaving behind an extensive...

6 x 4 PHOTO OF OLD WONTHAGGI COAL MINE 1940s VIC eBay

Details about 6 x 4 PHOTO OF OLD WONTHAGGI COAL MINE 1940s VIC 6 x 4 PHOTO OF OLD WONTHAGGI COAL MINE 1940s VIC Item information Condition New Price AU 700 Refunds by law In Australia consumers have a legal right to obtain a refund from a business if...

9 Things to do at the Wonthaggi State Coal Mine

Aug 27 2016 0183 32 The Wonthaggi State Coal Mine Heritage Park is at 19 - 37 Garden Street Wonthaggi Wonthaggi is around an hour and a half from the Melbourne CBD via the South Gippsland and Bass Coast Highways The Visitor Centre is open from 10am to 430pm daily except Christmas Day Boxing Day and ANZAC Day...

Visit State Coal Mine on your trip to Wonthaggi or Australia

The State Coal Mine also known as State Coal Mine Heritage Area is a former 20th century state-owned black coal mine located in Wonthaggi Victoria Australia The mine was operational from 1910 until 1968 and is now a state park and tourist attraction Arrange to visit State Coal Mine and other...

Wonthaggi State Coal Mine Gardens Garden Street

03/07/2015 Information and photos coming to this Page Please go to Wonthaggi State Coal Mine Gardens Facebook Group to view now...

State Coal Mine

Aug 14 2020 0183 32 The State Coal Mine is a historical attraction in Wonthaggi Victoria It was once a 20th-century state-owned coal mine from 1910 through to 1968 but was then converted into a tourist attraction and a state park State Coal Mine Tour Prices Heritage Area Cafe Map Wonthaggi VIC...

Wonthaggi An Historic Coal Mining Town Well Worth the Visit

Feb 02 2021 0183 32 When it was suggested to visit Wonthaggi I honestly thought the most interesting thing would be just the name So I was quite apprehensive about the visit But I was totally wrong and subsequently extremely surprised at what an interesting past this town has and what it has been built on...

State Coal Mine Wonthaggi

State Coal Mine Wonthaggi Wonthaggi Victoria 2 100 likes 1 talking about this 5 214 were here The State Coal Mine in Wonthaggi is a black coal mine that was worked from 1909-1968 Visitors...

State Coal Mine

The State Coal Mine also known as State Coal Mine Heritage Area is a former 20th century state-owned black coal mine located in Wonthaggi Victoria AustraliaThe mine was operational from 1910 until 1968 and is now a state park and tourist attraction...

Wonthaggi State Coal Mine ARHS NSW

On 19th May 1933 six enthusiasts met in Sydney and formed the Great Railway Circle of Australia In May 1936 the name was changed to Australian Railway and Locomotive Historical Society and further changed to Australian Railway Historical Society in 1951 Wonthaggi State Coal Mine...

State Coal Mine

Take the family on a journey back in time at the State Coal Mine in Wonthaggi This unique attraction in Gippsland is the only historic coal mine experience in the Southern Hemisphere Operating from 1909 until 1968 the State Coal Mine produced almost 17 million...

Parks Victoria

Location The State Coal Mine is situated in Wonthaggi only 10 minute drive from Inverloch 25 minute drive from Phillip Island and approximately 2 hours from Melbourne Hours 1000am - 430pm Underground tours run daily at 1130am and 200pm additional tours run during holiday periods...

State Coal Mine

Coordinat The State Coal Mine also known as State Coal Mine Heritage Area is a former 20th century state-owned black coal mine located in Wonthaggi Victoria AustraliaThe mine was operational from 1910 until 1968 and is now a state park and tourist attraction...

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Jan 25 2021 0183 32 State Coal Mine Very interesting Great cafe - See 200 traveller reviews 135 candid photos and great deals for Wonthaggi Australia at Tripadvisor...

Wonthaggi Coal Mines

Wonthaggi Coal Min The State Coal Mines at Wonthaggi were established as an emergency measure to provide urgently needed black coal for the Victorian Railways during a protracted strike by New South Wales coal miners...

State Coal Mine

The State Coal Mine is a historical attraction in Wonthaggi Victoria It was once a 20th-century state-owned coal mine from 1910 through to 1968 but was then converted into a tourist attraction and a state park State Coal Mine Tour Prices Heritage Area Cafe Map Wonthaggi VIC...

Number 20 Coal Shaft Disaster Monument Australia

May 26 2016 0183 32 wonthaggi district historical society no 20 shaft state coal mines shaft sinking commenced 1928 depth 720 feet output 1 643 824 tons closed 1962 also in memory of those killed in two explosions 1931 - 4 1937 - 13...

Wonthaggi information

Wonthaggi is located in South Gippsland several kilometres inland from the coast and between the seaside towns of Kilcunda and Inverloch Between 1909 and 1968 black coal was mined from Wonthaggi s network of underground mines creating a thriving industrial settlement for miners and their families during those years...

Show Mines of Australia Wonthaggi State Coal Mine

In 1909 a strike in New South Wales completely stopped coal supply for Vitoria and the Victorian Government was forced to open an emergency coal mine at the Wonthaggi coal fields State Coal Mine soon became one of the largest and most dangerous collieries in Australia...

State Coal Mine wonthaggi Wonthaggi Ticket Price

State Coal Mine wonthaggi Address State Coal Mine Garden St Wonthaggi VIC 3995 Australia State Coal Mine wonthaggi Contact Number 61-356723053 State Coal Mine wonthaggi Timing 10 00 am - 04 30 pm Best time to visit State Coal Mine wonthaggi preferred time 11 00 am - 03 00 pm...

16 Feb 1937

A terrific explosion occurred in No 20 shaft at the State Coal Mine at Wonthaggi to-day and twelve men are trapped 190 feet underground Frantic efforts were made to reach the party but it is feared that it may take the rescue party several days to clear away the debris which is believed to block...