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Book - 'Victorian Deep Lead Mining, The Charlotte Plains Consolidated Gold Mines Limited', Victoria, 1902 Document Reg. No: ST 038201

Summary:
Book including description and black & white photographs of the Charlotte Plains Gold Mine. Printed by Weston & Edwards, Maryborough in February 1902.

Charlotte Plains Consolidated Gold Mines was one of Victoria's largest deep lead alluvial gold mining operations and the first mining operation in the state to be entirely powered by electricity.
Description:
Black & white printed book with paper binding.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Miss G. Latimer
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 5 mm (Height), 213 mm (Width), 277 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: mining, steam engines, boilers, economic geology, gold mining, electric power generation, alluvial gold mining, deep lead mines, thompsons castlemaine steam engines compressors
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MINING & METALLURGY
Secondary Classification: Extraction - Alluvial Gold (Deep Leads)
Tertiary Classification: company histories
Inscriptions: Cover Title: 'VICTORIAN DEEP LEAD MINING, The Charlotte Plains Consolidated Gold Mines Limited' 'THE CHARLOTTE PLAINS CONSOLIDATED GOLD MINES LIMITED' 'THE NEW HAVILAH GOLD MINING COMPANY LIMITED'
Person Named: Mr George Latimer, England, Great Britain, 1902

George Latimer was the Mechanical Engineer for the Charlotte Plains G.M. Co..
Organisation Depicted: Charlotte Plains Consolidated Gold Mines Ltd, Charlotte Plains, Victoria, Australia, circa 1902
Organisation Depicted: New Havillah Gold Mining Co. Ltd, Charlotte Plains, Victoria, Australia, circa 1902

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jeff mikkelsen Posted on 12 Sep 2013 8:32 AM
It would be good if the "Booklet - 'Victorian Deep Lead Mining, The Charlotte Plains Consolidated Gold Mines Limited', Victoria, 1902" could be viewed online.

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