Journal of Australasian Mining History

Volume 13
October 2015

TABLE OF CONTENTS

COLLIN MYERS      1-10
The Challenge of Standing on the Shoulders of Giants’
Keynote Address to the 10th Congress of the International Mining History Association and the 20th
Annual Conference of the Australasian Mining History Association, Charters Towers, July 2014.

REFEREED

PETER BELL      11-22
Discovering Gold in the North: the evidence changes
FRED CAHIR & IAN CLARK      23-41
‘Jon and Jackey’: An Exploration of Aboriginal and Chinese People’s Associations on the Victorian
Goldfields
JIM ENEVER      42-61
The Rush that Ended’: The Quest for Rubies in Central Australia
PETER S. EVANS      62-78
The Wolfram Mine at Wilks Creek, Victoria
PHILIP HART      79-101
Benjamin John Dunsheath and his Auckland Smelting Company
NIC HAYGARTH      102-110
The Broken Hill of Tasmania’: the rise and fall of the 13-Mile silver-lead field, western Tasmania
SYBIL NOLAN      111-126
Robert Menzies: miners and the metals market crash of 1930
ROBERT W. VERNON      127-143
John Taylor and Sons, Mine Promoters and Managers: Seventy Years of Mining in Spain and Portugal

UNREFEREED

ROSS A. BOTH & WARREN FAHEY      144- 159
Songs from the Australian Goldfields, Part 1: Gold mania
JIM MORRISON & IAN HODKINSON      160-175
Don Johnson’s Charters Towers Mining History: The Importance of Historical Data
KEITH PRESTON      176-197
The Magnet Mine 1894-1940: ‘careful management – constant production
WILLIAM WALKER      198-222
The Genesis of Heavy Haul Freight Railroads in the Pilbara

BOOK REVIEWS

John Woodland, Money Pits: British mining companies in the Californian and Australian gold rushes of the 1850s      223-226
Reviewer: K.G. McQueen
Garry Richardson, Tin Mountain: the European and Chinese History of the Blue Tier, Poimena and
Weldborough      226-227
Reviewer: Nic Haygarth

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