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    At least two levels possible more, gota get'em in the mine!!

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    Going UP to get to the mine?

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    Of course. Johannesburg and Australia have similar latitudes; so they're 'down under' too.
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    ...we'll learn more by wandering than searching...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ralphxyz View Post
    Going UP to get to the mine?

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    With more than one level elevator cage some wanted to be elevated first before being plunged below.

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    ....ugghhh, this reminded me of the Beaconsfield, Tasmania collapse...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beserkleyboy View Post
    ....ugghhh, this reminded me of the Beaconsfield, Tasmania collapse...
    Yeah reminds me NOW. Rather think of BeeGees song which was made up about NY mining disaster but makes one think of poor buggers stuck underground with only hope to keep going.

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    NASA scientists plan moon landing. 1962.

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    Detroit street sweepers. 1930s. Largest image size available.


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    Happy looking lot! Probable glad they have a job.

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    Kind of staged looking press photo, numbered barrels indicate at least 265 such rigs, and even the brooms are carried alike.
    So why is the trash to the right of mid frame still there?
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    The trash on the street is classic "not my job", of course it is staged press photo,I wonder if the trash was ever mentioned in letters to the editor?

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