New book on Greta/South Maitland Coalfields


Jeff Mullier
 

Volume 1 of "Coal, Railways & Mines - The Railways and Collieries of the Greta & South Maitland Coalfields" by Brian Robert Andrews is now available. This book has a red cover & is the companion to the author’s previous books on J & A Brown’s collieries & railways (black cover) & the 2 volume Newcastle/ Lake Macquarie collieries & railways (blue covers).
 
Volume Vol. 1 covers the Greta & Farley, area collieries, the East Greta Collieries & the East Greta Coal Mining Co Railway to Stanford Merthyr along with the collieries along the Stanford Merthyr line, Richmond Main & Pelaw Main Collieries, along with locos of the East Greta Coal Mining Co. Extensive use of surviving SMR documentation & other period documentation was used & the preparation of the book. The book is 480 pages, hard cover plus dust jacket and is the first of 5 volumes.
 
The book is only available from the author and is not being sold by others due to the limited print run.  Cost of book is $110.00 plus postage and pacing if applicable, with pick up available. Copies can be obtained by contacting Brian by email on n_andrews@bigbond(dot)com
 
Volume 2 of similar size is in the final stages of preparation & is the same size as volume 1 (480 pages).
 
Regards
Jeff Mullier

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