Airly Mines

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Shale Oil Mining activities at Mount Airly commenced in the last 1880s and continued until the mid 1920s.

Activity in the area was intense. Supporting Infrastructure for the Shale Mines & the Oil Works included the villages of Airly & Torbane as well as 2 different tramway systems. Many miners chose to live close to the mines in Cave Houses.

Relics from the Airly Mines, the Torbane Oil Works, the Cave Houses & the 2 tramways can still be seen today, making the area well worth visiting.

Mining Relics

Mugii Murum-ban State Conservation Area (NSW)

Mt Airly

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Last Updated: 18-05-2019