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COOLGARDIE THE LAD ALBERT GASTON worked in a sawmill at the small
town of York when news of Bayley's gold came on the wires. Driving the mill
engine, he was so excited he forgot to draw the fire and nearly blew the boiler.
He left ...
With at least siy 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 ...
The wooden hotels in Coolgardie's wide street of dust could not accommodate all
the visitors who came to speculate and see. The town seemed so certain to
become a city that English companies were buying land in the main street and ...
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A Little Excitement
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