Friday, December 7, 2012

Bodangora


It's a town.  Well this photo might not convince you of this but it is an old gold mining town that went into steep decline since the 1920s when the mine closed so 100 years later there is not much left.

There is a photo of the war memorial over at 100 towns.


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  1. I love the names of places I read on your blog! :-)

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  2. If the mine only closed in 1920s, then it either lasted a longer time than most, or was a later starter than the 1860s.

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    1. I think the initial mining was alluvial and this was followed up with reef mining from the 1870s and lasted into the 1920s sometimes longer. During the depression a lot of the mines got another work over.

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