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Visitor who came by ship on a stormy evening could see across the water the
glare of furnaces reflected in the clouds and white smoke trailing across a black
sky. Morning did not soften the landscape. Coo modore James Goodenough, ...
The company now planned its own furnaces at the mine, and Kelly and Jamieson
in August went from Melbourne to Sydney and then over ... They decided to buy
two Nevada furnaces capable of smelting one hundred tons of ore a day.
The Proprietary led in smelting as in mining, and Schlapp from Colorado created
the largest metal smelters in the land with fifteen furnaces and nearly a thousand
men. Smaller companies built nests of furnaces at the Hill, and visitors delighted
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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