Historical information

Nozzle was fitted in the end of the director and was used for hydraulic gold mining


Mining played an important role in the history of Beechworth, for the township was established in the mid-1850s after gold was discovered in the area. The success of goldmining lead to the growth and development of early Beechworth.

Physical description

A sluicing nozzle attachment which is 3 inch diameter inside top. Base area has thread machined inside for attachment to sluice. Casting venturi shaped internally.

Inscriptions & markings

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