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Richmond Main Colliery

Location: South Maitland Coalfields, Kurri Kurri, NSW 2327

Constructed: 1908-1913


Historic mining and railway museum conducts tours of the exhibits and steam train rides on the first, second and third Sundays of the month. Guided tours are also available of John Brown's Richmond Main Colliery which was the largest shaft mine in the southern hemisphere.


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Name of item: Richmond Main Colliery
Other name/s: Richmond Vale Colliery; South Maitland Railway (SMR)
Type of item: Complex / Group
Collection: Mining and Mineral Processing
Category: Other - Mining & Mineral Processing
Location: South Maitland Coalfields, Kurri Kurri, NSW 2327
Local Govt: Cessnock
Designer: John Brown
Builder: The J & A Brown Company
Constructed: 1908-1913
Current use: Open air museum
Former use: Coal mining