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Broken Hill - Broken Hill NSW

Broken Hill is a famous mining town of 19,000 people situated in the far west of NSW. One of the world's largest mining companies, BHP, commenced in Broken Hill. The town has been called the Silver City and also The Oasis of the West. The town is located 1,100 from Sydney. The town is still dominated by the mining industry and evidence of mining is everywhere. The Royal Flying Doctor Service and The School of the Air is located in Broken Hill. The town became a municipality on 3rd April 1890 and this landmark was celebrated by the laying of a stone by Sir Henry Parkes.

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Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Theatre Royal Hotel in the main street Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Main street of Broken Hill Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Large shady walkways Broken Hill - Broken Hill: View towards Broken Hill Railway Station Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Magnificent mural near Railway Station Broken Hill - Broken Hill: View towards the town from Broken Hill railway station. Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Platform on Broken Hill Railway Station Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Hill of coal opposite the railway platform Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Broken Hill Town Hall Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Mario's Palace Motel Hotel Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Overview of historic Mario's Palace Hotel and Motel Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Mario's Palace Hotel Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Broken Hill became a Municipality in 1890.  This stone was laid by Sir Henry Parkes. Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Historic Nomad N22C aircraft used by the Royal Flying Doctor Service Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Main hanger of the Royal Flying Doctor Service at Broken Hill Airport Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Royal Flying Doctor Service aircraft taxing for take off. Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Take off Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Mining buildings can be seen everywhere in Broken Hill Broken Hill - Broken Hill: Countryside around Broken Hill - much greener than normal in this photo.

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