Location #357 - Gold Mine Some underground working may still exist but the site is now under Lake Dunstan.
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|Note||Date||Short Description||Note Text|
|3239||c1930s||Mine location.||The mine was on the lower Bannockburn Creek, now the Bannockburn Inlet, Lake Dunstan, north of the boat ramp. The exact location has been destroyed by the lake-shore earthworks.|
|3240||c1930s||General notes.||Harry Burrows employed a number of men in this operation. The ground was both tunneled and sluiced. Water was supplied for sluicing from Joe Berry's dam (location #356). Charlie Scott recalls returns of around a ounce of gold per week.|
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|Image Id||Source||Date||Short Description|
|773||Paul Crump - Bannockburn||2002||Bannockburn Inlet - looking east.||View Image|
|1893||Mr Gordon Stewart - Bannockburn||1939||Harry Burrows and Peter the Goat.||View Image|