The easiest way to pay for overeas purchases is to quote your credit card number.The credit card company will then do the currency conversion, and the amount will appear on your credit card statement in your own currency.Ross Mainwaring's book covers the history of Captains Flat and its mines through to 1939 in some detail, but his primary focus is on the operation of the Lake George Mine from 1939 through to its closure in 1963.Using company records at the Noel Butlin Archives of Business & Labour at the Australian National University and extensive newspaper research, Ross has drawn together a fascinating history of the company, the men who mined and transported the ore, and the community of Captains Flat during these years.Again English capital came to the fore and the company Lake George Mines Limited was floated in 1927 to develop the field.The onset of the Depression and negotiations over the construction of the branch railway line from Bungendore to Captains Flat delayed the start of production until 1939.To transport the firewood the Company built 5 ft 3 in gauge tramways from Tooborac to Mitchell's Creek, Puckapunyal, Moormbool West and Cherrington.
This book gives an insight into the activities of these settlements, including social events, which the Mc Ivor Company supported.Wherever possible, the photographs are carefully selected to illustrate all aspects of the industries, tramways, living conditions and scenery. Prices All prices are in Australian dollars and include GST.Overseas purchasers note: the prices include Australian Goods & Services Tax (GST) which amounts to one-eleventh of the quoted price. As currency exchange rates are volatile, purchasers should check the current rate prior to purchase, to avoid surprises.The maps, prepared by Mike Mc Carthy, show the tramways, mills, roads, waterways, and contours.Hard cover, 240 pages, A4 size 170 photographs, 21 maps, bibliography, references, and index. [price to LRRSA members A.00 plus postage] (Weight: 1300 gm) ISBN 978-0-909340-52-0 The Myall River State Forest, between Buladelah and Stroud, lies about 170 km north of Sydney.