Tailings Woodsreef Asbestos Mine Woodsreef Asbestos Mine L1050363
Tailings (spoil tip) at the abandoned Woodsreef Asbestos Mine near Barraba, NSW. ..Opened in 1919 it was expanded between 1970 and 1983 into a large open-cut mine by the Chrysotile Corporation of Australia before being abandoned without remediation. Under public & media pressure the NSW government conducted some remediation work with the removal derelict mine buildings closing public access to the mine area.
Created: April 14, 2018
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