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KIANDRA HISTORICAL SOCIETY


GOLD MINING

The following pictures have been kindly provided by the National Library of Australia from their Picture collection at: www.nla.gov.au/catalogue/pictures/

Drawing of Kiandra in 1860 (nla.pic - au 6617964)



Sluicing with the Giant Nozzle: Charles Kerry (nla.pic - au - 3303492)


New Chum Tail Race, Covered with Ice, Charles Kerry (nla ref 26/2376)


History

A detailed history of gold mining at Kiandra can be found in Historic Kiandra. This was first published by the Cooma-Monaro Historical Society in 1959, to mark the centenary of the Kiandra Gold Rush, 1859-1860. Copies of Historic Kiandra can be obtained from the Society, whose address is PO Box 1117, Cooma, NSW 2630.

The Society's Secretary can be contacted on ph (02) 64522058.

LINK: DISCOVERY OF GOLD (Extract from Historic Kiandra)

LINK: A DRAFT HISTORY OF THE NINE-MILE DIGGINGS, KIANDRA GOLDFIELD - DAVID SCOTT, Nov 2008

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