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With soaked feet he hurried seven miles to the camp at Buninyong and led
Dunlop next day to Ballarat. By the end of September the colony at last had a
field that might rival the Turon. “The whole town of Geelong is in hysterics',
reported the ...
sive parties reopened the Blacksmith's Hole and at a depth of about 11o feet got
handsome gold. And they too left enough gold in the slender pillars for Chinese
miners to reopen the honeycombed workings. The Ballarat mining registrar ...
On the New Chum line of reef the shafts probed down 2,000 feet, often passing
ten saddle reefs on the way. The tiny North Old Chum ! syndicate with its two
acres sank its shaft over 2,300 feet by 1890. In 1890 the visitor could go down
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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