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The Eldorado Dredge Wangaratta

In its 18 years of operation the dredge produced 70,664 ounces of gold and 1,383 tons of tin concentrate. By the time the dredge was decommissioned it had dredged 30,000,000 cubic metres from the river flats of El Dorado Plain. It remains a formidable sight and graphically illustrates the extent of the mining operation in and around the town.

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Eldorado, Victoria Wikipedia

Eldorado was named after the legend of El Dorado in 1840 by William Baker, the name he used for his run. Even though the name refers to a land abounding in gold there was no gold found in Eldorado until the 1850s when it became a thriving gold rush town. Eldorado Post Office opened on 1 August 1861. The town's population declined sharply after the area ceased to yield gold. The remains of an old gold dredgecan still be seen today. This is a large steel dredge which was design

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Eldorado Gold Dredge, 1936-

The long-disused Eldorado Gold (and Tin) Dredge, sitting in its last working pond near the small township of Eldorado in north-east Victoria, is the largest and most intact surviving bucket dredge in Australia. Bucket dredges of the same basic design were used to dig up and collect alluvial gold

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Eldorado Dredge: UPDATED 2020 All You Need to Know

Eldorado Dredge, Eldorado: See 23 reviews, articles, and 33 photos of Eldorado Dredge, ranked No.2 on Tripadvisor among 8 attractions in Eldorado.

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Gold dredge Review of Eldorado Dredge, Eldorado

01/09/2019· Eldorado Dredge: Gold dredge See 23 traveler reviews, 33 candid photos, and great deals for Eldorado, Australia, at Tripadvisor.

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Eldorado dredge at Eldorado victoria part 1 of 5 YouTube

03/05/2016· The underground mines of Victoria Australia 2,132 views. 13:50. Eldorado 4WD Action Tracks and Dredge History. Duration: 15:56. Tim Bates 4wd Adventures 4,438 views. 15:56. Grey River Gold

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Eldorado Shared Path and Dredge Loop Attraction Tour

National Parks and Reserves Cock’s Eldorado Dredge, one of the largest dredges in the Southern Hemisphere, has remained in its final mooring place at Eldorado since 1954. It was tied up here after operating for 18 years and extracting 70,664 ounces of gold and 1,383 tons of tin concentrate from the rich alluvial plain of Reedy Creek.

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Gold dredge Wikipedia

By the mid to late 1850s the easily accessible placer gold in California was gone, but much gold remained. The challenge of retrieving the gold took a professional mining approach to make it pay: giant machines and giant companies. Massive floating dredges scooped up millions of tons of river gravels, as steam and electrical power became available in the early 1900s. The last giant gold dredge in California was the Natomas Number 6 dredge operating in Folsom, California

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ElDorado Gold and Gold Dredge tourisminternet.au

GOLD DREDGE. COCKS EL DORADO GOLD DREDGE. The Gold Dredge commenced in 1936 and ceased operations in 1954. In total it produced 70,664 ounces of gold and 1,383 tons of tin concentrate. The dredge has remained tied up at ElDorado since it closed in 1954. This was the largest dredge in the Southern Hemisphere. The dredge was a floating object with a weight of 2142 tons. Power for the

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Gold dredge Review of Eldorado Dredge, Eldorado

01/09/2019· Eldorado Dredge: Gold dredge See 23 traveler reviews, 33 candid photos, and great deals for Eldorado, Australia, at Tripadvisor.

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gold dredge before it sank Review of Eldorado Dredge

01/09/2019· Eldorado Dredge: gold dredge before it sank See 23 traveler reviews, 33 candid photos, and great deals for Eldorado, Australia, at Tripadvisor.

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Eldorado Shared Path and Dredge Loop Attraction Tour

Cock’s Eldorado Dredge, one of the largest dredges in the Southern Hemisphere, has remained in its final mooring place at Eldorado since 1954. It was tied up here after operating for 18 years and extracting 70,664 ounces of gold and 1,383 tons of tin concentrate from the rich alluvial plain of Reedy Creek. It remains a formidable sight and graphically illustrates the extent of the mining

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Eldorado Eldorado Dredge North East Outside Melbourne

Eldorado Eldorado Dredge The Cock's large bucket dredge began production in 1936 and it worked the alluvial gold and tin until 1954. In its 18 years of operation the dredge produced 70,664 ounces of gold and 1,383 tons of tin concentrate. The largest dredge in the Southern Hemisphere, it was a floating monster weighing 2,142 tons and pulling the third most amount of power from the State

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Eldorado Shared Path and Dredge Loop Victorias High

Cock’s Eldorado Dredge, one of the largest dredges in the Southern Hemisphere, has remained in its final mooring place at Eldorado since 1954. It was tied up here after operating for 18 years and extracting 70,664 ounces of gold and 1,383 tons of tin concentrate from the rich alluvial plain of Reedy Creek. It remains a formidable sight and graphically illustrates the extent of the mining

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Eldorado Gold Dredge Eldorado, Victoria, Australia

Eldorado Gold Dredge, Eldorado, Victoria, Australia. 4 likes. History Museum

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Eldorado, VIC Aussie Towns

The Eldorado Dredge is one of the most fascinating pieces of equipment on any of Victoria's extensive goldfields. When it was built it was 64 metres long, 20 metres wide at the stern and 50 metres wide at the bow. It was completed in 1936, was reputedly the largest in the southern hemisphere (certainly the largest in Australia), and continued to operate until 1954 extracting 2.3 million grams

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The historic little enclave of Eldorado, once famous for it gold and tin mining (from the 1850s to the 1950s), is a very popular destination, and is perhaps best-known for its alluvial gold dredge. In its heyday, the town had a series of ‘suburbs’, with Napoleon Flat, Sebastopol Flat and Woolshed Valley being the main outlying areas, giving an overall population in the district of about 7000.

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Porcupine Flat Gold Dredge and Dragline Goldfields Guide

Impressive abandoned gold dredge; Picnic table; Fire pit; In Porcupine Flat (just outside Maldon) lies a fascinating relic an abandoned gold dredge and dragline. Mr George Heywood started working the site in 1958 where he developed the dredge operation on Porcupine Creek. He purchased the dredge

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