McGrath's Fanners

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McGrath invented fanners (or doors) for the brace on which the mine safety cages landed. They were first used at the Star of Hope, then were quickly adopted as a safety measure throughout Victoria and Australia.



Reference: Jenkin, E.A. & Jenkins, A.J., The Gold Chain, SP. 1980

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