Malaysia - Perak - Tin Mining

Postcard 1
An automated tin dredging boat was once a common sight in Perak. I mailed this postcard from Taiping which was a major tin mining town in Perak.

Postcard 2
Open cast tin mining with the use of wooden structure called Palong, using gravity to separate the tin ores from soil sprayed down using water jets from the mine.

Postcard 3
A MAS airline postcard showing the Palong structure in tin mining in Malaysia.

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