Collinsville miners united to save pit ponies

By Sue Preston
July 25 2022 - 7:30pm
MINERS' FRIEND: Collinsville resident Brett Murphy with the bronze statue honouring the town's pit ponies. Despite the name, the horses used were Clydesdales.

More than 30 years ago, there was uproar in the small coal mining town of Collinsville, 85km west of Bowen in Queensland's Whitsundays region.

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