Photograph 7495446
The state of South Australia has Australia's principal deposits of iron ore, plus limestone and dolomite, all major raw materials for Australia's expanding steel industry. German migrant Dick Schroeder, 35, a percussion driller. He drills holes for blasting charges. He came to Australia in 1956 from Deiderode, near Gottingen. He earns 35 pounds a fortnight, pays 3 pounds, 1 shilling a fortnight rent for his Iron Knob house

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A12111, 1/1958/16/228
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