Category Archives: gold mine

Old Workings.


I came across these old workings,in the hills behind Albany Creek.  Nearly  buried  in  the  undergrowth. There is a pipe running through the concrete bump on the front of the dam wall, and continues into the dam several metres. There … Continue reading

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Golden Pines.


Gold has been found in the headwaters of both branches of the Pine River. To the north at Laceys Creek. In the south at Camp Mountain. While Camp Mountain got more attention, and a wider spread of mining activity, in … Continue reading

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Bunya Mountains.


Another weekend over, another great trip under the belt. I’ve been to the deer farm, in the Bunya Mountains. What a beautiful spot. The weather was clear, with a sneaky westerly, to make Saturday night cold. The fire was raging, … Continue reading

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One Ounce of Gold.


It has taken five years, a lot of digging, a lot of traveling, and a lot of time. But I’ve got there…. finally. The great “Troy Ounce”. If I can add a little more to make up for the impurities…. … Continue reading

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Gympie GPA.


  I’ve been digging at the Gympie GPA for a few months now. Getting away on weekends or rainy days, when work has been cancelled. There has been more than enough colour in my river sluice, to keep it very … Continue reading

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Clay Pipe Factory.


Had a great day in what will now be known as “The Clay Pipe Factory”. Another piece of “Cutty Pipe”, coming out of the same dig site. I think I’m digging a trench, that has been worked by the old … Continue reading

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Platypus and gold.


I’ve just returned from a day trip digging gold. Got a few small pieces of gold, but most interesting was the Platypus, that tried to sneak pasted me when I wasn’t watching. The Platypus was having a hard time getting … Continue reading

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