Digital Image - Altering course of Reedy Creek, El Dorado
From the Collection of El Dorado Museum Association Inc. 136 Main Street El Dorado Victoria
- Black and white photograph of men with using horse and scoops to alter the course of the creek. Some men are standing beside the dry river watching the men work. At the back of the image there are hills with trees growing on them.
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- 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.
- Handwritten across the front: 'Altering course of creek. Eldorado'
- 12 Aug 2020 at 2:58PM