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Belmont Lagoon No. 4 Shaft, John Darling Colliery

  • Belmont Lagoon No. 4 Shaft, John Darling Colliery

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    The John Darling Colliery operated over a period of sixty-two years. It was named after the tenth chairman and prominent member of the Board of Directors of the Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited (BHP). The first superintendent of the colliery was Joshua Jefferies and John Fallins the first manager in1928. Mr Fallins later became superintendent in 1955, and kept an extensive diary rich in history of the mine.

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