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|Alexander (Long Alex)
|Owner / Manager
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Lower Adams Gully on the southern side, approx 150m upstream from the Bannockburn-Nevis Road - Adams Creek crossing. The underground workings are shown on a survey plan produced by Mr J Hayes (inspector of mines) c1902 ? of the Kawarau Coal Mine, (location #255). The surcey plan shows two adits about 15m apart (see photo 1157). The author believes that the northern portal driven to the west with a decline of approx 90m (grade unknown) is location #386. The other portal about 15m to the south is location #504, with a decline of about 120m (grade unknown) driven to the south. The underground workings may still exist but the portals have been closed off and the exact location is now unknown.
in December 1870, Alex McLachlan ws operating a coal pit in Adams Gully and was supplying coal to the Royal Standard Battery at Quartzville. The price of this coal was 19 shillings per ton, and the battery required 9 ton of coal per week.
|In December of 1873, Mr McLachlan sold his coal pit to Mr John Dere.
In December of 1873, Mr McLachlan sold his coal pit to Mr John Dere.
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