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Oct 10, 2015 - Emu Park (to Mount Morgan)

SATURDAY 10th October It's Fete day and by the time we are out of bed, the Side Show Alley boys were adding 'spit n polish' to their rides and the shelters were being erected for the stalls. We went to the shops for bread and patronised some stalls on the way back to the vans - even the Rons added specialty items to the "lets patronise the locals" list; they bought a custard tart - very magnanimous of them. After a cuppa we headed off to see Mount Morgan - Ron n Hazel n Jan had never been there and RonG's only memory was of the pit through...

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Jul 9, 2007 - Mount Morgan Queensland 17 June 2007.

Jeff We are really on our way to Cania Gorge, but what a find Mount Morgan turned out to be. The town was listed as a Heritage Town by the Australian Heritage Commission in 1980 and listed as a Historic Town by the National Trust of Queensland in 1981. Mount Morgan was named after the Morgan brothers who pegged the first claims and developed the mine in partnership with three Rockhampton businessmen. The actual mountain became a hole as it was mined for 225,000kg of gold, 50,000kg of silver, and 360,000 tonnes of copper during a period of...

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