Portable Steam Engine

At Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre From eHive entry: Steam engine (portable), c.1900 "A single cylinder, wood fired portable steam engine. It would have been moved to the job by bullocks or horses."

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Water Cart, Horse-drawn

This water cart has two points of interest on the back. On the left is an information panel and on the right is an opening that lets you look inside. The panel says: This water cart was used at the Tasmania Mine to spray the mine year to rest the dust. The driver could operate...

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School & shop, Beaconsfield

Opposite the Grubb Shaft Gold Museum (now Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre) there's a small complex of recreated buildings with miner's cottage, school & shop. The school came from nearby Flowery Gully. I can't remember the origin of the others. The shop is small front building in the above photo. The single-room school is at...

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Miner’s Cottage, Beaconsfield

Opposite the Grubb Shaft Gold Museum (now Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre) there's a small complex of recreated buildings with miner's cottage, school & shop. The school came from nearby Flower Gully. I can't remember the origin of the others. The cottage consists of a single living room at the front (left to right when...

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