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Title: Mines, money and men: Top End mining 1895-1921
Author: Tamblyn, M. H.
metadata.ebooks.dc.contributor.corpauthor: Historical Society of the Northern Territory
Publication location: Darwin
Publisher: Historical Society of the Northern Territory
Publication date: 1990
Notes: Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).
The Historical Society of the Northern Territory gratefully acknowledges generous support for the publication of this volume from: Renison Goldfields Consolidated Ltd, Dominion Mining Ltd and ZapopanNL
Description / Abstract: This publication tells of the life and Edwin Tamblyn, a young Cornish miner who spent 35 years working in the Northern Territory first as a miner employed for wages then as a prospector and small claim holder, and finally, after a brief period as underground foreman, as a mine manager for English companies. The writings give a picture of mining development over the period, the frustrations and problems of the men on the mines and the eventual collapse of the companies and the stagnation that followed. His writings records his personal successes and failures and refers to social events in Brocks Creek or Pine Creek.
Physical Description: vII, 79 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm.
ISBN: 958809348
Language: English
Subject: Biography
Mines and mineral resources
Gold mines
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Copyright owner: Historical Society of the Northern Territory
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