Colin Hooper – North Queensland Deserted Towns: Chillagoe – Hodgkinson


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This is the third book in the series written by Colin Hooper on the North Queensland districts and the many deserted towns and camps to be found in them.

Beautifully presented in this hard cover book are maps, photos (colour and archival), town plans of smelters, mines and towns at Hodgkinson, Kingsborough, Mount Mulligan, Northcote, Thornborough, Chillagoe, Arboin, Bamford, Calcifier, Cardross, Fischerton, Khartum, Koorboora, Mungana, OK, Redcap, Wadetown, Wolfram Camp and Zillmanton.

Anecdotal stories, history, the area's mineral specimens, smelter sites, caves, photos and maps capture life in the Chillagoe- Hodgkinson area in its hey day and show the present remains and legacy.

This book would be of particular interest to the miner, fossicker, historian and traveller.

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