Ghost Town – Gindalbie

The Pioneer Store George Coopers Store Gindalbie 1905

Gindalbie - Western Australia   Latitude 30 degrees 20’S Longitude 121 degrees 45’E Gindalbie is an abandoned Goldfields townsite located about 55kms north east of Kalgoorlie. In 1898 when it was proposed to establish a town here the name … [Continue reading]

Menzies to Kalgoorlie Bike Race – 1930

Medal of William Davies back

Australia’s Richest Handicap Cycle Race Cycling has been part of the Goldfields since the courier cyclist in the 1890's carried messages around the Goldfields before the telegraph line came to the region. This year's Minara Resources Goldfields … [Continue reading]

Leonora Golden Gift & Coolgardie Easter Races 1893

This weekend of the 30th May to the 1st of June marks the richest bike race in Australia, The Leonora Golden Gift. The Leonora Golden Gift has 1 mile open, 1 mile elite and 120 metre sprint events as part of the Golden Gift Carnival in Leonora, … [Continue reading]

Boer War Memorial Day – 31st May

George Nethercott - Boer War Soldier

Today is 'Boer War Memorial Day' and there are ceremonies all over Australia. To see what is happrning near you go to:- http://bit.ly/1Fij8ub This is the photograph of George Hodgkins Nethercott, formerly acting Mayor of Kalgoorlie. He is … [Continue reading]

The Albany Fish Supply Co – Kalgoorlie

The Albany Fresh Fish Supply Co Shop

The Albany Fish Supply Co was located at 235-6 Hannan Street, Kalgoorlie Western Australia. I would say that would be about the present location of the Westpac Bank.  These two advertisements are from the Kalgoorlie Miner of in 1929. The Company … [Continue reading]

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