Mount Lyell Mining

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Mount Lyell Mining And Railway Company
... Mount Lyell Mining and Railway Company was a Tasmanian mining company formed on 29 March 1893, most commonly referred to as Mount Lyell ... Mount Lyell was the dominant copper mining company of the West Coast from 1893 to 1994, and was based in Queenstown, Tasmania ... at the beginning of the twentieth century, Mount Lyell was the major company for the communities of Queenstown, Strahan and Gormanston It remained dominant until ...
Lake Margaret Power Station - History
... In 1911 the Mount Lyell Mining and Railway Company decided to make more extensive use of electricity in its smelting operations in the mining town of Queenstown, on ... It selected Lake Margaret, a small lake high up on Mount Sedgwick, to the north-west of the town, as its catchment area ... The Mount Lyell Mining Railway Company determined that not only was a wooden pipeline cheaper to construct, but it was also more efficient and durable than iron or steel ...

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