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|Date: 1912 -
Description: Series of black and white postcards showing the proceedings during the attempt to save the seven hundred men trapped underground. Forty two men lost their lives. the fire had started in the pump station at the seven hundred foot level and rescue operations were carried out over several days, overseen by Mr Sticht.
Format: Pictorial and artistic works
The Mount Lyell Mining Disaster of 1912
Subjects: mining; accidents & disasters; rescues
People/Orgs: The Mount Lyell Mining and Railway Company Ltd
Institution: West Coast Heritage Authority
Object number: WCH_00006
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