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Cock’s Eldorado Gold Dredge - Eldorado, Victoria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg
S 36° 18.861 E 146° 30.200
55H E 455414 N 5981070
Quick Description: The dredge is sitting in its last operating pond after working for 18 years
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 7/12/2018 12:19:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMYQJC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 3

Long Description:
The dredge is sitting the last pond it dug for itself, Visitors can walk around the perimeter of the pond and view the dredge from all sides.
Small interpretive panels are located at viewing points around the edge of the pond,although some are unreadable,
A steel walkway gives the public free (and safe)access to the control room of the dredge, allowing visitors to look down onto the dredge buckets at the roughly eastern end of the dredge, and onto some of the
equipment inside the dredge.
Location:
Eldorado- Byawatha Rd Eldorado Victoria


Type of structure/site: Dredge

Date of Construction: 1935/36

Engineer/Architect/Builder etc.: Designer: Douglas Fletcher, Builder: Thompson’s Engineering , Castlemaine

Engineering Organization Listing: Engineers Australia

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Web Site: Not listed

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