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Gold Sovereign; Tunnel [& Shaft ?]
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Info Last updated: 27.10.2020 (10:35:50)
Being from a magazine the quality is sadly not very good so any details been lost to eternity, but as an inspiration for a model this view is quite great! I also for the time being struggle with identifying which shaft on the Gold Sovereign Mine this is from, as I have never seen a map telling me which named shaft was where, I can only assume this is either a shaft down to the Tunnel which seems to be first linked to the Gold Sovereign as per some info about that tunnel talking about a shaft being built, or possible it is the Jackson Shaft also located on the gold Sovereign, or possible an unnamed shaft, I really can't tell. Neither can I say if this is before or after the fire that took down this shaft for a time being.
What I can tell is that in the background about 1/5 in from left-hand side against the sky is seen the Joe Dandy mine with its easy to recognize Shaft/Orehouse. It is on Raven Hill; Gold Sovereign is on Bull Hill.A View at the Head Frame and Ore House of the Gold Sovereign Mine With Group of Miners Posing on the Dump Bridge.
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My Collection; Negative from unknown printed source.
Media ID: 216
Id No. (Mine / 1902 map):
Combination Vertical & Adit Mine
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Bull Hill
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          Hill's 1900 Manual indicates on page 223 that there was plans to make a connection from a winze in the tunnel to the surface and making that the main working shaft, but not sure what ever happen to it as the 1906 USGS Geology book of the District indicates that the Jackson Shaft might be their main working shaft.