First Light - Hill End - The HDR Series

Philip Johnson

Newport Beach, Australia

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HIll End Historical site is located 3 1/2 Hours drive from Sydney, and is managed by the National Parks & Wildlife SErvice of the Australian state of New South Wales. The site preserves buildings and work sites of the Gold rush dating back to the 1870’s when the town a boom town where fortunes were made and lost in search of Gold !

In October 1872 the Star of Hope Gold Mining Co. uncovered what was, at the time, the world’s largest specimen of reef gold. ’Holtermann’s Nugget’, as it was known, weighed 286 kg and measured 150 cm by 66 cm with an average thickness of 10 cm. That week alone, over 700 kilograms of gold were carted away from Hill End by the gold escort. In all the amount of gold extracted at Hill End was greater than any goldfield in NSW other than Canbelego

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