Opened: originally 1883
Location: adjacent to the Nattai Coal Mine (1878-1886)
Owner: Owen Draper & Co (for 5000 pounds)
Seam:- Wongawilli? (assumed as said to be 29 feet thick)
Manager: Philip Winchester
Closed: June 1896
This was the new name given to the Mittagong Coal Mine after a management change in October, 1890.
1895 – Two men employed and some 2,000 cfm of air. (ARDoM1895)
1896 – Three men employed and some 1,000 cfm of air. (ARDoM1896)
1896 – Mittagong, Mr. Robert Snowdon, on 29th June, notifies DoM of the closure of Box Vale Colliery and the removal of plant.
Utilising only two or three men for a couple of years the mine produced some 1,000 tons/annum until closed in June 1896 and all plant removed.
Early Industries in the Mittagong District. R. Else-Mitchell, 1981.