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Underwater ‘train wreck’ could be relic of phosphate mining

The discovery of old-fashioned train wheel-sets in shallow water off East End may be linked to the bygone era of phosphate mining in the Cayman Islands, historians believe.

Cayman phosphate mining a short-lived economic boom

Phosphate mining was a short-lived but highly prosperous enterprise in the Cayman Islands in the late 19th century.

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