Emu Creek Colliery
Location: On Emu Creek a tributary to Black Bob’s Ck.
Owner: Southern Coal Mining Pty Ltd
The area is settled by the Carter family in the early 1800’s
1960 – Mine is operational.
1962 – Mechanised mining by 8 men with an output of 500 tons per 3 day week.
Southern Coal Mining Pty Ltd is taken over by Austen and Butta and subsequently by Shell Australia.
Extract from “Canyonleigh Chronicle 2011/01/coal-mining part two”