Copper at the 'Curry


Copper at the 'Curry

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Copper at the 'Curry

By Norm Houghton

Published 2008 by the author

155 pages, A4 size card cover, 170 photographs and 25 maps, plans and diagrams.

A history of copper mining and smelting operations at Cloncurry, Queensland; with an emphasis on the railways and tramways which served them.

Contents

Acknowledgements

1. Introduction

2. The Setting
   1. Mount Elliott Railway
   2. Dajarra Extension Railway
   3. The Dobbyn Railway
   4. Cloncurry the Pivot
   5. Boom Collapses
   6. The Livestock Trade

3. Selwyn Line
   1. Traffic patterns
   2. The Route
   3. Stations and Sidings
   4. Time Table

4. Dajarra Extension Railway
   1. Traffic Patterns
   2. The Route
   3. Stations and Sidings
   4. Time Table
   5. Safe working 
   6. Speed Limits and Loads

5. Wee Macgregor Tramway
   1. Legal Manoeuvrings
    2. Construction
    3. The 2 ft Gauge Ore Tramway
    4. Traffic
    5. Time Table
    6. Train Working

6. Trekelano Tramway
   1. Construction
   2. The Route
   3. Time Table
   4. Closure and Disposal

7. Mount Cuthbert and Dobbyn Railway
   1. Traffic patterns
    2. The Route
    3. Stations and Sidings
    4. Time Table
    5. Train Operations 
    6. Removal and Disposal

8.  The Aftermath

9. References

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