Three of a kind, the Banham Boys, diamond drillers at Mount Isa Mines, 1948

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Creator: John Burns.

Location: Mount Isa, Queensland.

Description: Three brothers Ray, Aubrey and Don Banham topside on the Mount Isa Mines lease. Ray, Aubrey and Don started working for Mount Isa Mines as diamond drillers on the 6th of May 1948. They all worked at the mine for just over a year. The brothers are wearing their work gear and helmets and carrying a cribport each. This photograph was taken for a human interest story in July 1948 issue of MIMAG, page 4.

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