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Gold Discovered

1852

Woolshed opened

1853

Discoveries in Eldorado (21 kms from Beechworth)

1855

Gold Discovered in Wooragee (Nth of Beechworth)

1856

Mining boom. 2139 Chinese in North East, 2310 Europeans

1860

Reid's Creek site extended.

1861

Rocky Mountain Gold Sluicing Co increase depth of Spring Valley

1867

Ah Gee & Co. among quartz miners at Six-Mile Creek,

1868

Stream tin discovered at Pilot Range

1869

6,500 oz of gold found. - £7,000 in dividends

1869 - 1876

Heaviest Floods since mining commenced.

1870

Rocky Mountain Co. produced 308 kg gold. Dry period effects mining

1877 - 1890

Rocky Mountain Extended Co., sluicing produces 1,096 kg of gold

1904 - 1921

Myrtleford dredge moved to Woolshed

1912 - 1917