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|Double-headed diesel 60 wagon coal train approaching Gladstone, Queensland from the Callide mines to the west. The Queensland rail system operates on 3'6" gauge.||08/07/2005||538|
|Huge coal loading operation, Mobile AL|
Great shot of storage and loading ships
|One of this companies ships off loading its cargo for the food factory based in Trafford Park, Manchester, UK||01/12/2007||243|
|This airport is peculiar as it crosses from Queensland and into New South Wales, two seperate states of Australia. The terminal is in Queensland and the runway runs through New South Wales and into Queensland.||07/03/2008||409|
|University of Queensland , St.Lucia , Brisbane Queensland Australia||09/05/2005||376|
|Loy Yang Power Station is a brown coal fired power station located on the outskirts of the city of Traralgon, in south eastern Victoria, Australia. Loy Yang is a base load supply station, and produces about one third of Victoria's electricity requirements.|
Four giant bucket-wheel excavators operate 24 hours a day in the Loy Lang open cut mine, feeding coal directly to the boilers...
|This powerplant in Niederaussem west of Cologne is a new one that replaced the old brown coal plant. South west you see the remains of the old brown coal briquette factory and their brown coal mines.||02/28/2006||788|
|Cerrejón is the world's largest export open pit coal mining operation. Coal production capacity is estimated in 22 million metric tons per year. Open pit mining is an operation that starts with the cleaning of the surface and the careful withdrawal of the topsoil layer, which is stored for future rehabilitation of the involved lands. |
|This is the danish lignite or brown coal mine of Soby opened 1939 and lasted till 1970. The mine was 4000 acres big and over 2000 people worked here.|
Today it's a museum with housings, a shop but also the equipment used to dig the coal.
The mine was also used as movie location for the danish Morten Korch movie "Vagabonderne paa Bakkegaarden" from 1958.
|The trains put the coal into the coal depot.||08/11/2006||408|
|Old Museum Building, Brisbane, Australia. Built in 1891 it was originally called the Exhibition Hall, in 1899 it became home to the Queensland Museum and stayed that untill the museum moved to the Queensland Cultural Centre in the 1980's. Today it is home to the Queensland Youth Orchestras.||10/26/2005||368|
|This is a very large coal burning power plant in eastern Kazakhstan, with what is reported to be the tallest chimney in the world (420m). There should be another station very similar nearby, called GRES-1, although I can't locate it myself. This power station is just north of the worlds largest open-cast coal mine, the Bogatyr mine.||08/04/2005||658|