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  • Time Spent At Clarafield Station: I arrived at Clarafield Station in 1956 the boss was Bill Brabazon Jackaroo was Peter Holmes my age 16 first ... read story
  • UELOAK HISTORY: On 24 Aug 1927 Walter Ricketts of Byron Villa at Crossville, some 7 miles east of Cleve, South ... read story
  • Tragedy at Ightham Station: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article39343018 Above links to a lengthy article relating to the death of Victor George Wilkins on Ightham ... read story
  • Old Napier Downs.: 1968. Napier Downs homestead was built next to the Napier Range at the enterance of Windjana Gorge. In these times ... read story
  • COPAGO AND PURNAWILLA STATIONS.: PURNAWILLA station was bought by my Cousin, Mr Cecil Johnson, I think in the 60,s. ... read story
  • Rawlinna station : Rawlinna station located remotely 400kms east of Kalgoorlie in the Nullarbor region postcode 6434 currently the largest sheep station in ... read story
  • MinMin: The existence on min-min lights has been well known by "westerners" and for many years the cause of ... read story
  • Our Home: For a couple of years our home breed cattle (Hereford) built saw mill cutting cypress pine and hard wood grew ... read story

MOUNT HOGAN, ETHRIDGE GOLDFIELD, QUEENSLAND (24 September 2011)

contributed by JoanneKlein
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Mount Hogan Part of the Ethridge Goldfield (estab. 1869) in North Queensland. Illustration was used as part of a lecture at an art exhibition by Joanne Klein and Gordon Bailey on the life of Joe Bohringer in September 2011 in Charters Towers.

Fred Bagnall's (Charters Towers Historian) family lived at Mt. Hogan on the Ethridge Goldfield (began 1869), when Fred was a child (early 1900's). Mt. Hogan had a battery which was used by miner's of the district. Mt. Hogan lies between Gilberton and Christmas Hill Station near 60 Mile Creek.

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