Photograph - Mt. Isa Mines

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Australia
State/Province
Queensland
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Description
Depicts a general view of the Mt. Isa Mines. Mullock dumps are seen.
Classification
CH classification PHOTOGRAPHS Places mt isa
History and use
This image depicts a general view of the Mount Isa Mines and mullock dumps. Early infrastructure of the Mount Isa Mines was built during the 1920s when this photograph was taken and is now listed on the Queensland Heritage Register. This photograph demonstrates a period of rapid industrial growth in Queensland’s history, particularly a time of early, large-scale mining and mineral exploitation.

From the collection of early 20th Century freelance photographer, Mr Fred Port.
Registration number
H3134

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