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Early gold towns in New South Wales page 15 2 Victorian gold towns 31 3 South
Australian and Broken Hill mining fields 107 4 Mining towns of north-western
Tasmania 2.11 PLATES 1 Some of Ophir's last gold diggers, 1898 facing 54 2
Of all these mountain gold towns only Walhalla worked its eefs vigorously. Now a
ghost town in a walled valley with a crooked narrow street and the old rotunda of
the mountaineers' brass band ind the old fire station on stilts above the creek, ...
Two of those places are now ghost towns; from another two even the ghosts have
fled. The greed for information on mines and shares stirred the newspapers. Six
of the eight daily papers in the colony in 1897 were printed in the gold towns ...
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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