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Outside Mines of the Broken Hill Area

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 306 pages
Author: G. Randall
Year: 2022
ISBN: 
Other: b&w & colour photos
Publisher: Geoffrey Randall

This books provides a chronological and clockwise introduction to the numerous abandoned villages, min sites, companies and minerals within a 50-80km radius of Broken Hill,

 

Contents:

Foreword, Precis and Acknowledgements
Social history, industries, minerals and communities of the outside mines of Broken Hill District Introduction
The early years of the Barrier Ranges Mineral District
First mining operations in the Thackaringa area
The Great Vugh Mine (Parish Albert)
A brief history of the Thackaringa village
Later developments in the Thackaringa area
Growth of population in the Barrier Ranges 1876-1882
Silverton and its surrounding mines
Uriah Dudley
Origins of the Tramway Company
Mining developments in the Silverton district 1882-1982
Uriah Dudley, a notable character of Silverton and early Broken Hill
Neighbouring communities and village schools recorded from the Silverton district
Purnamoota and early settlements of Apollyon Valley
Apollyon Valley and early settlement north east of Silverton
The Day Dream and Apollyon Valley mines
Mines in the Apollyon Valley and Purnamoota area
Apollyon Valley group of mines
Nine Mile Centre district and its deposits
Further discussion of the Purnamoota area
Mines south west of Purnamoota
Mines north west of Purnamoota
Mines south east of Purnamoota
Mines north east of Purnamoota
Mines in the area of the north of Silverton ...
North Eastern Centre Mines
The Stephens Creek area recorded in "The Barrier Silver and Tin Fields in 1888"
Mount Gipps district and its mines as recorded in "The Barrier Silver and Tin Fields in 1888"
The Nickleville area and its mines
The Rise and Shine Mine located north east of Broken Hill
Little Broken Hill Group or Sebastopol
Little Broken Hill Group
Laurel Group Mines
Contrasting views of Corona Hill Silver Fields
Barrier Ranges Platinum Prospecting Company Limited
The Australian Broken Hill Consols Mine
Mines near Round Hill in 1888 which were small producers
A brief history of the Pinnacles district
Monarch Group and Middle Pinnacles (Parish Alma)
Mines South of the Pinnacles
Copper Mines in the Barrier Ranges district and Albert mining district
Tarrawingee Tramway, Limestone Quarry and Township
Latter days of the South Australian railway system
Mount Euriowie, Poolamacca and Waukaroo Tin Fields
Albion Town, a lost village on Waukaroo Tin Field
Poolamacca Station, early settlement and indigenous refuge
Dr Douglas Mawson's early notice of Glaciation
Alphabetical list of tin mining companies and syndicates, 1888
Conclusion
Appendix 1
References and Sources

 

Cost of book: $70.00
Postage: please contact author for postage price
Payment: payment can be made by direct deposit or cheque

For orders or inquiries please send details to:
Geoffrey Randall
Phone: 0419 900 550 (his wife's no.)
or: c/- Post Office, Lyndoch, SA 5351

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