Just a taste for 15 thirsty miners

480 GALLONS OF BEER IN 12 DAYS WOLLONGONG, Monday: The 15 Corrimal miners who are trying to establish a beer-drinking record have drunk 480 gallons of beer and 360 bottles of lemonade and ginger beer in 12 days.  They are members of the Save Yourself Club, and are camped on Towradgi Beach. Their beer marathon is an annual…

Visit of the Governor-General to the South Bulli Mine    

Entering the main tunnel on a trolley car. Left to right: Mr. A. E. O. Sellers (mine superintendent), Captain Leggatt, A.D.C., Mr. Kelso King,Mr. I. Scobie (mine manager), Sir Frederick Waley (chairman of directors), his Excellency Lord Stonehaven. – The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), Tuesday 5 July 1927, page 12.

Bulli’s Pit Town

BULLI Pit Town (pictured about 1885 above) was located on the first escarpment bench, to the north of the original Bulli Coal Mine portals and workings. The town was located on the southern side of a creek, and consisted of about 16 or so cottages for the miners working at the Bulli pit. Very little…