The 19th century gold mines which once dominated the region now lie abandoned Buildings and machinery were removed or damaged and slowly but surely they were reduced to the relics and ruins we see today Victoria has a forgotten underground where countless shafts and tunnels lie hidden beneath our feet... As a leading global manufacturer of crushing equipment, milling equipment,dressing equipment,drying equipment and briquette equipment etc. we offer advanced, rational solutions for any size-reduction requirements, including quarry, aggregate, grinding production and complete plant plan.
T here are thousands of legacy mine sites in Victoria including shafts and historic gold mines from the 1800′s Given the historic importance of the Gold Rush and all that came with it many legacy mines are now protected under the Heritage Act 1995 these sites will never be rehabilitated
The town also features the Eldorado Museum and Victoria’s smallest pub the McEvoy Tavern For more information click here How far 3 hours drive from Melbourne Whroo Historic Area Goulburn Valley The most fun town name to say on this list Whroo was a town that was created to house the miners of the nearby Balaclava opencut quartz reef
Sep 20 2016 · Abandoned and Disused Mines Victoria Pages 1 2 Next Topic Closed 1 dean65 Member Joined 26 February 2014 Posts 373 Member 05 September 2016 0135 pm Safety disclaimer Exploring abandoned mineshafts is an extremely dangerous hobby Prospecting Australia and any associated administrators and moderators will not be held responsible
Useful maps of Victoria showing the routes to major goldfields are The diggers road guide to the gold mines of Victoria and the country extending 210 miles round Melbourne 1853 Hams squatting map of Victoria 1853 Maps can help you to trace the development of a goldfields town For example compare these maps of Dunolly from 1857 and 1859
Please present your best offer Thanks Published in 1935 by Mines Department Melbourne Victoria Australia Issued by GEO BROWN Secretary of Mines Under Authority of The Hon E J Hogan M L A Minister of Mines A valuable resource is the Geological Map of Victoria