Book, MOUNTAIN WATER & RIVER GOLD Stories of Gold Mining in the Alexandra Distri...

Name/Title

Book, MOUNTAIN WATER & RIVER GOLD
Stories of Gold Mining in the Alexandra District

Maker

John McCraw

Maker Role

Author

About this object

A soft covered book of 320 pages with black and white photographs, illustrations and diagrams of the gold fields in the Alexandra district.
Contents are:
1. Discovering the Dunstan; 2. Junction Township; 3. Conroys - the Golden Gully; 4. Moving the Rivers; 5. Taking Water to the Gold; 6. Manor Burn Viaduct; 7. Raiding the Jewellers Shop; 8. Disaster in the Gorge; 9. Levanting Tunnellers; 10. Three Christmases; 11. Water for the Town; 12 Gullies on the Hill; 13. The Molyneaux Hydraulic; 14. Rivers(s') Water; 15. Water from Anywhere; 16. Rivers "Wretched Scheme"; 17. The Hazardous Gorge; 18. Gold in High Places; 19. The Golden Beach; 20. The Antimony Mine; 21. Lye Bow's Two Heads; 22. Manor Burn "Falls"; 23. Conflict of Interest (The Battle for Noble's Orchard); 24. Linger and Die; 25. Last Chance.

Medium and Materials

Paper
Cardboard

Measurements

H 220mm x L 220mm x W 145mm

Date Made

2000

Place Made

New Zealand, Otago

Publisher

Square One Press

Publication Date

2000

Publication Place

New Zealand, Otago, Dunedin

Subject and Association Keywords

Gold

Subject and Association Keywords

Gold dredging

Subject and Association Keywords

Mining

Subject and Association Keywords

Goldmining

Subject and Association Keywords

Printing & published material

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Book

ISBN/ISSN

0 908562 04 7

Object number

CR2020.003

Spine Label

MOUNTAIN WATER & RIVER GOLD John McCraw

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