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With at least six hundred horse teams and many trains of camels taking goods to
Coolgardie in the third year of the rush, iron stores and hessian shanties arose to
refresh the travellers, and one South Australian baker counted twelve small ...
Pastoralists moving north from the wind-swirled port of Esperance found gold in
the Dundas Hills, and gold-seekers moved south from Coolgardie and found
Norseman, still rich in gold. Hannan's Kalgoorlie was a stepping stone to I.O.U.
Coolgardie in the glorious winter of 1 894 caught the two phases in the life of the
goldfields side by side. It was still the supply base and the entertainment parlour
for the prospectors returning from distant rushes, and they delighted to sleep in ...
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The history of mining is central to Australian history, from the gold rushes of the 1860's which brought hundreds of thousand of immigrants, to the mountain ranges of iron ore and immense natural gas ... Read full review