The above image was taken at the end of  January, since then the rock splitter has been chipping more away.  Below, a comparison from a similar view from brighton beach with 5 and a half years between the two shots, the lower image showing a red line of the previous level.

Four Month’s Quarrying

from the other side Sept/Oct


Blacks backside now


New 2009 Google Earth Images


2006 Google earth Image on left – 2009 on right and below.



Second Gear

Above: Today looking from Brighton
Below: photo from yesterday… the rock breaker machine is fully into it with a few more bites out of the south face IMG_96312

A new gear

IMG_9518Looks like Blackhead Quarries are stepping it down another level, and have bugun cutting away yet another layer of the headland.