Historical information

7081, WMC Manager Keith Parry addressing audience, Seated from L. Mine manager Brian Micke, unknown, unknown, Don Webb
Seated far right Jean Earle
Standing Pat Krause (bearded), John Van Leeuwin (hat and glasses)

7081a: Crowd Scene at the opening of the Magdala decline
Front: L to R Eric and Hazel Lewis, Keith and Elwyn Haymes, Joan and Keith Hallam
second row: unknown , unknown, Cynthia and Glynn Cashin, unknown , unknown
third row: none known
fourth row: Peter Ruthven, unknown, Jack Jones, Ken Dadswell at end, behind him Ian McCann
Standing behind Mr and Mrs Kinsella on L. 5th from R. Terry Monaghan

7081b: Male Breaking ground with a Gold Pick (Mr David White, Minister for Minerals and Energy)
7081c: Catapillar Dozer digging the decline.
7081d: Conveyor belt moving soil with two workers
7081e: Underground Photo, a worker looking at drill placement.
7081f: The entrance to Magdala Delcine 1981.
7081g: A large dumper in the decline underground.
7081h: A Vehicle at the entrance to the Magdala Decline.
7081i: A Large group of miners around a vehicle at the entrance to the Magdala decline.
7081j: B/W showing a large rock with the dedication Plaque
7081K: Outside machinery for the drive.
7081l: Tanks containing liquid, one with the shell logo, and a red container.
7081m: Yellow tray truck emerging from the Magdala Decline.

Physical description

14 Photographs showing crowd scenes at the Magdala Deline Opening in 1981 First shows CEO of WMC Keith Parry addressing the crowd Manager Brian Micke seated on far left Mayor Don Webb seated second from right

Inscriptions & markings

7081k: On Reverse Stawell Gold MInes: Neg 26: 257
7081l: On Reverse Stawell Gold MInes: Neg 24: 257
7081m: On Reverse Stawell Gold Mines: Neg 25: 257