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Kinta Tin Mining


 
 

Throughout the Kinta Valley, massive tin dredges like this harvest the metal that made Ipoh one of Malaya's biggest towns.

 
 

75% of the world's supply of tin comes from Malaya where the mines are open cast and excavated by monitor pumps.

 
 
palong

Tin mining has many contrasts between new and old methods : tin ore is cleaned up from the palong of gravel pump mine.
 
Tin mine and "Kongsi"

Tin mine and "Kongsi" near Kampar late in the nineteenth century

 
Dulang washer

Dulang washer with ore she recovered.

 

 

 

 





 

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