Images of Mining & Life from the Past – VI

Part 6 of the continuing collection of old images of the early mining days in the northern goldfields of Western Australia, mainly the old Sons of Gwalia Mine at Leonora but also many of other surrounding places.

See this link for a map showing Leonora and Gwalia

Work Shed, Sons of Gwalia Mine


Stripping Timber for Transportation to the Mine


Underground Ore Cars

Timber for Boilers on Rail Cars

Workers Taking a Break

Woodline Steam Engines


Timber Stockpile


Woodline Trains Used for Staff Picnic


Sleeping Outdoors?


Parade Outside the White House Hotel, Tower Street, Leonora

Car Outside the White House Hotel


Mine Sites


Unknown Goldfields Hotel


Sons of Gwalia Mine 1963


Battery Fire 1921


Railway Hotel, Murrin Murrin


Gathered for a Race Meeting at Darlot


Gwalia Mine Manager’s House late 1920s


Police Party


P Hill’s Central Hotel, Tower Street, Leonora

Ore Carriages at the Decline


Parade Tower Street, Leonora 1903


Full Load on the Leonora Tram 1908


Gwalia Open Cut


Similar View in 2015

Mine Manager’s House Behind Open Cut


Similar View in 2012


Headframe on the Edge of the Open Cut


“Zion City”, The Miners Camp, Mertondale, Western Australia, 1905


Yundaminderra Battery 1937


Arrival of Morgan’s Minstrels, Yundaminderra

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