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Crane Aisle, Copper Smelter


Medium: Acrylic on paper
Size (h x w): 31 x 24 cm (12" x 9.5")

Dec 1998

Mount Isa

Private Collection

The copper smelter at Mount Isa Mines had a crane aisle with two overhead cranes that ran on aerial rails. These cranes moved pots of molten metal from one furnace to the next in processing order down the aisle.

Painted on site, wearing appropriate safety gear.