Gold Mining at Waihi 1878-1952

Northland, Auckland & Waikato | Secondhand

A knowledgeable account of gold mining at Waihi from the the early sturggles before the advent of the cyanide process, when only a fraction of the gold values could be recovered, to the highly efficient industry it bceamce, with a vast network of drives and stopes reached by shafts over a thousand feet deep. served by two hunded quartz stampers, a workforce averaging 700 men (to as high as 1500), and company plant including everything from private railway to hydro-electrice stations.


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General Fields

  • : CIR1596762866
  • : Waihi Historical Society
  • : January 1978
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback with dust jacket
  • : 347