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From the Collection of El Dorado Museum Association Inc. 136 Main Street El Dorado Victoria

Description
Black and white photograph of Cocks Pioneer Gold & Tin Mines NL directors with Mrs Molly Moline and children, Dorothy and Geoff. Taken at Sherwood - the mine manager's residence. (1914)
Object Registration
MM - 001
Keywords
el dorado, cocks pioneer mines, gold mining, tin mining, mining
Historical information
Cocks Pioneer Gold and Tin Mines NL (1914-29 and 1934-41) carried out large-scale hydraulic sluicing - electronically driven from power generated at a ​steam power plant. The mine was the second highest dividend-paying mine in Victoria in 1935, with a total gold production of 3,560 kg.
Inscriptions & Markings
"COX PIONEER MINE DIRECTORS" top
"GEOFF DOR (unclear) TED SHACKLE" bottom
Last updated
31 Jul 2019 at 4:56PM