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... Herbert C. Hoover, 1898 206 and 207 The denuded hills of Mount Lyell 206
and 207 The Zeehan-Ringville mountain railway in the 1890s facing 207 A gold
dredge near Araluen, N.S.W., about 1900 310 Hammer and tap miners at
mines to feed to hungry investors. Mount Zeehan, twin mount of Heemskirk, was
sentry over many idle silver lodes, and attracted speculative money. A few miners
dug trenches across the lodes and worked in oilskins down wet shafts, repaying ...
23 Jimmy Elliott (1867-1956), famous Tasmanian prospector (Mercury, Hobart)
the gold towns the most prosperous in Australia. More men. 22 Zeehan, a
Tasmanian silver town, was a symbol of the decline of Australian mining in the
1920s 24 ...
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