Picture of Captains Flat

Picture of the Lake George Mine Entrance at Captains Flat

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  Historic photos of Captains Flat
(courtesy of Terry Sweetman and Jo Dyer)

These are thumbnails - click on each picture for a larger version

Each picture's description is below its "thumbnail"

(LGM means Lake George Mine)
 

 
Series 1
   
1 1 Lake George Mine and dump looking east 1957   1 2 arrival by rail motor 1957   1 3 Head frame LGM 1957
     
  1 4 railway from head frame LGM 1957   1 5 staff mess from head frame LGM 1957  
   
1 6 staff club from head frame LGM 1957   1 7 dam from head frame LGM 1957   1 8 diamond drill bit removing core LGM 1957
     
  1 9 Hauling machine LGM 1957   1 10 Drilling at ore face LGM 1957  
   
1 11 Scraper and operator LGM 1957   1 12 Mining process sign LGM 1957   1 13 Main Winder house LGM 1957
 

 

 

   
  1 14 Chippy winder Norm Wheatcroft LGM 1957   1 15 Platform 24 level LGM mainshaft 1957  
   
1 16 change room LGM 1957   1 17 detonators fuses LGM 1957   1 20 power house control panel LGM 1957
     
  1 19 Fitting shop LGM 1957   1 20 power house control panel LGM 1957  
   
1 21 manway michael dyer LGM 1957   1 22 underground pumphouse LGM 1957   1 23 wall bolts LGM 1957
     
  1 24 underground store Fred Evans LGM 1957   1 25 time office Jack Hush LGM 1957  
   
1 26 Timbering main drive LGM 1958   1 27 Diamond drilling machine LGM 1958   1 28 Underground pump Rex Parkes LGM 1958
     
  1 29 main winder house LGM 1958   1 30 Drill steel sharpening Granville Blink and Keith Worland LGM 1958  
   
1 31 Kibble LGM 1958   1 32 Air bogger main shaft LGM 1958   1 33 bogging in drive LGM 1958
     
  1 34 chipping aux winder gear LGM 1958   1 35 Bogging in drive Jo Rofalo LGM 1958  
       
    1 36 Molonglo river dam LGM 1958    
Series 2
   
2 1 scraper blade and grizzly LGM 1957   2 2 scraper operator Ben Hunt LGM 1957   2 4a tipping into ore pocket LGM 1957
     
  2 4 tipping into ore pocket LGM 1957   2 6 ore into bin over jaw crusher LGM 1957  
   
2 7 headframe bin over jaw crusher LGM 1957   2 8 drilling rig on open cut LGM 1957   2 9 blasting mullick open cut LGM 1957
     
  2 10 blasting mullick open cut LGM 1957   2 11 blasting mullick open cut LGM 1957  
   
2 12 blasting mullick open cut LGM 1957   2 13 blasting mullick open cut LGM 1957   2 14 blasting mullick open cut LGM 1957
     
  2 15 jaw crusher LGM 1958   2 16 electro magnet LGM 1957  
   
2 17 simons cone crusher LGM 1957   2 18 rondex screens LGM 1958   2 19 fine ore bins LGM 1958
     
  2 20 vibrators fine ore bins LGM 1958   2 21 weightometer LGM 1958  
   
2 22 ball mill section LGM 1957   2 23 classifier LGM 1958   2 24 jig gold table LGM 1958
     
  2 25 floatation section LGM 1958   2 26 floatation cell LGM 1958  
   
2 27 reagent feed LGM 1957   2 28 regrind ball mill LGM 1957   2 29 70 and 50 ft thickeners LGM 1958
     
  2 30 shortbread crusher LGM 1958   2 31 assay office M J Dyer LGM 1958  
   
2 32 assay office fume chamber LGM 1958   2 33 pyrite concentrate filter LGM 1958   2 34 vacuum pump mill LGM 1958
     
  2 35 concentrate dump loading dozer LGM 1958   2 36 loading ore on way to train LGM 1958  
       
    2 37 loading concentrate LGM 1958      
         
Series 3
   
3 1 weighing concentrate LGM 1957   3 2 filter plant from headframe LGM 1957   3 3 view from tailings plant LGM 1958
     
  3 4 filter drum tailing filter LGM 1958   3 5 conveyor filter tailing drum LGM 1958  
   
3 6 tailings dump LGM 1958   3 7slime settling dam LGM 1958   3 8 steam train off to Port Kembla LGM 1958
     
  3 9 railway carts LGM 1958   3 10 cockle creek sulphide Newcastle 1958  
   
3 11 cockle creek sulphide Newcastle 1958   3 12 cockle creek sulphide Newcastle 1958   3 13 LGM concentrate Port Kembla 1959
     
  3 14 LGM hopper 1959   3 15 loading hoppers for conc Port Kembla 1959  
     
3 16 concentrate ship Port Kembla 1959       3 17 LGM 1958 
         
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