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Highlands History: Joadja's shale on the rails

Updated January 3 2022 - 12:53am, first published December 3 2021 - 1:00am

At Joadja Creek, a valley some 16 miles west of Mittagong, the mining of oil-shale seams commenced in the 1870s. The shale was valuable as a source of kerosene.

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