Journal Volume 3 – 2005

Journal of Australasian Mining History

Volume 3
September 2005



DAVID BRANAGAN      1 – 16
Seeking Hidden Millions – Metallurgists and the Broken Hill Lode
PETA CHAPPELL      17 – 33
Tales of Merton’s Reward: the gold that Fred won
MEL DAVIES      34 – 57
Taking coals from Newcastle – smelting location and fuel costs at Kooringa, South Australia in
the 19th century
RUTH KERR, OAM      58 – 73
Ruffashell Street and the Tin Mill at Rocky Bluffs on the Stannary Hills Tramway, north Queensland,
1903 to 1920s
KEN McQUEEN      74 – 96
The Mount Boppy Gold Mine, NSW: A Leader in its Day and More to Come
DIANE MENGHETTI      97 – 114
Bowen Coke Works: State Enterprise or State Subsidy?


JIM ENEVER      115 – 137
Victoria’s other Eureka, The Conflict over Mining Leases on the Mount Alexander Goldfield
PHILIP HART      138 – 156
Self-Confidence, Self-Promotion, and Self-Delusion: A Case Study of a Saviour Who Failed
BRIAN R. HILL      157 – 170
Reefton’s Forgotten War Hero: Mining Engineer A. Winter Evans
R. KEITH JOHNS      171 – 184
Uranium in South Australia – Politics and Reality
JAMES A. LERK      185 – 192
Robert Gray Ford – A man before his time!
ELEANOR SWENT (Keynote address 11th AMHA Conference, Bendigo, 28 July 2005)      193 – 204
Yanks and Aussies: A Symbiosis. A Look at Some Illustrative Careers 


ROBERT W.P. ASHLEY 205 – 211
Mining the Victoria Government Gazette


LINDA RHODES, Two for the Price of One. The Lives of Mining Wives
Reviewer: Lenore Layman, Murdoch University      212-214
DAVID JOHNSON, The Geology of Australia
Reviewer: Ken McQueen, University of Canberra      214-216

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