Dragline under construction, Blackwater

Keniger, Michael, 1947-. Dragline under construction, Blackwater.

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Title Dragline under construction, Blackwater
Abstract/Summary Dragline buckets transfer coal from the open cut mine bed to dump trucks.
Date photo taken 1979
Date scanned 2006-08-01
Publisher University of Queensland
Photographer Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Location Blackwater, Queensland
Open Access Status Other
Category Machinery
Subcategory Draglines
Open cut mines
Structural Systems & Elements Steel construction
Building Materials Steel
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Right holder: Michael Keniger
Additional Notes Blackwater is situated 836 km from Brisbane and 190 km from Rockhampton, west on the Capricorn Highway. The town got its name from the colouring of the local water supply by ti-trees which are common in the area. It is known as the coal capital of Queensland.

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