GM01280

GM01280

Dwyer and Mackay

Small Gold Mine and Miners at Mt. Monger.

"This is the Proprietary Gold Mine - Charlie Hunt and McMahon (Mine employed 14 men).

Prospector, Arthur Starr, Later of Starr and Garter Hotel Hannan Street Kalgoorlie, lived in little house for years, and built on another room, as some only had dirt floors.

In 1945, J. Cunneen and Edgar Smith took over McMahon's Mine and crushed for the Public, at Huntingtons Mill, they treated sands. They struck a big patch of gold and sunk another shaft over the hill".

Collection Item Data

Medium Format: 16.5x21.6 cm. / 6.5x8.5 inch
Condition: Good
Medium: Unknown B&W
Keywords: smallgoldmineminersmtmongerproprietarycharliehuntmcmahonemployedmenprospectorarthurstarrgarterhotelhannanstreetkalgoorlielivedhouseyearsbuiltroomdirtfloorscunneenedgarsmithcrushedpublichuntingtonsmilltreatedsandsstruckbigpatchsunkshafthill
Accession Number: GMM280/634
Registration Number: GM01280
Location: Mt. Monger
State: WA W
Creator:  T. F. Mackay
Original Legal Broker: Museum of the Goldfields - MOG; Golden Mile Museum
Cataloguer:  Jill Moffat
Month Taken: 1
Day Taken: 27
Year Taken: 1922

Notes

See also GM1457 for closer shot and GM1570. Information supplied by Olive Proud from enquires with Grace (Barton) Jones, and her sister Mrs. Smith of Hannan Street (Next to Hotel, near Museum) - (also nee Starr).

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