Historical information

Dredge Workers, c. late 1930s.

Cock's El Dorado Gold & Tin Mining Dredge operated between 1936 and 1954.
At the time of its construction, the dredge was the largest in the Commonwealth, producing 2,198 kg of gold.

Physical description

Digital image copied from black and white photograph of nineteen men posing for group photograph. Some of the men are wearing overalls and hats. The front row is sitting cross-legged. They are on a platform with an iron fence off to their left. A telegraph pole is also on their left and 3 houses can be seen in the distance.