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Just a taste for 15 thirsty miners

Read the Time Gents’ story of the Save Yourself Club: Coal miners’ world beer drinking record: 15 men drink 600 gallons of beer in 15 days! 480 GALLONS OF BEER IN 12 DAYS WOLLONGONG, Monday: The 15 Corrimal miners who are trying… Read More ›

Three men slept in shifts in one bed over 24 hours! Wollongong’s hotel bed shortages

THE population of the Wollongong region exploded after Charles Hoskins entered into an agreement with the NSW Government to build a steelworks at Port Kembla in 1927. In 1936, BHP acquired Australian Iron and Steel Limited and production at Port Kembla increased rapidly… Read More ›

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