Location #501 - Coal Mine - Cooper Northern bank of the Kawarau River, some distance below the Bannockburn bridge (700m?)
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|1||1894||John Cooper (1)||Details|
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|3565||1894||John Cooper opened up his mine.||In June 1894, John Cooper opened up a mine on the northern bank of the Kawarau River, the site being approx 700m below where the current Bannockburn bridge is located. There was an upper layer of a seam of lignite exposed on the river bank. He did not do too much work in this mine.|
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