Location 510
Location #510 - Coal Mine
Map 11



Shepherds Creek


Location #510 - Coal Mine Shepherds Creek, in western slope of the terrace north of Long Alex gully.

Still Standing


Underground workings may still exist however the portal has been closed off.

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Interested Parties

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Group Date Description
1 1927 - 1949 John Hodson (1) Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
3596 1927 (?) Mine location. The mine is located in Shepherds Creek, in the western slope of the terrace, north of Long Alex gully. Approx 308m south of the Gully Road, Bannockburn-Nevis Road intersection. The outline of the portal and tiphead are still visible however the mine has been closed off.
3597 1927 Mine owners. To date, the author has been unable to identify the original or any owners prior to 1927 when John Hodson (1) was working location #243 which seems to have opened up from the original mine #510.
3598 1927 General notes. A survey plan of location #243, produced by Mr G A Blaikie (surveyor) of Gore in 1943 shows some details of location #510. Shown at about 26m north of the portal of location #243 and labelled as 'opening'. This opening is connected to the underground working with lines to a drive (which was not surveyed) and off this drive are short broken stub drives with labels stating that they are older drives (probably unsafe or collapsed). This unsurveyed section of location #243 may be the original, much older mine #510. There is a stone chimney close to location #510, (location #379) which may be the original mine owners dwelling. One resident of location #379 may have been Mr J J Halliday, but this cannot be confirmed (c1871 ?).


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
782 Paul Crump - Bannockburn 2002 Shepherds Creek Coal Mines - locations #243 and #510. View Image
1156 Paul Crump - Bannockburn 23 Mar 1943 Plan of Shepherd's Creek Coal Mines View Image
2410 Paul Crump - Bannockburn 1943 Coal Mine - Shepherds Creek (locations #243 & #510) View Image