Many Accidents happened in mines in the early mining days of Blackwood. Some have been reported in early newspapers of the time and can be seen on the N.L.A. website TROVE. Some have bee recorded here and for further records look at the site here for –
2. Interesting article in the Bacchus Marsh Express newspaper – 1896. Courtesy of TROVE – N.L.A. Accident to John Tenni and Benefit Concert for his family.
3. Fatal accident at Blackwood. Inquest on Louis Schinkle and Antonie Olson who died at the True Blue Mine, Barrys Reef 1870.