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Jun 17, 2020

A mining ghost town writ large in living memory

A mining ghost town writ large in living memory A book by retired geologist Andrew Cuthbertson described what it was like to live in one of the countrys' few uranium mines

A recently published ‘biography’ of the North West Queensland uranium mining centre of Mary Kathleen has breathed new life into what is now a ghost town. ‘Mary Kathleen Reflections’ is written by retired geologist Andrew Cuthbertson whose first days in the mining industry in 1981 were among the last for the on-again, off-again operation.   Geologist…

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