1. List: Mining - Northern Queensland Articles by Hugh A Borland.
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    Printed in The Northern Herald Cairns, during 1939.

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  1. JAMES ROBSON. The Man To Whom Cairns owes a Great Debt.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 7 January 1939 p 47 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: When there is compiled a roll of honour setting forth the names of the men who, in a measure, contributed something more than the average man 1949 words
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    7th January 1939 Article by Hugh A Borland - James Robson, Cairns - see Pages 47 and 48.

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  2. A GRAND OLD LANDMARK MR. GARNET SMELTER CHIMNEY.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Wednesday 8 January 1930 p 47 Article
    Abstract: Few towns there are in the district that have not some distifictive landmark. Gordonvale has its Walsh Pyramid. Mr. Mulligan its mountain, Mareeba it ... 788 words
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    8th January 1939 Mt. Garnet Smelter

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  3. FAMOUS DISTRICT MINING GROUPS. Einasleigh: Our First Mining Field.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 14 January 1939 p 39 Article
    Abstract: In this series of district history writings I propose to give a brief account of the early historical matter of each of the principal mine groups in ... 1805 words
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    14th January 1939 District History

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  4. FAMOUS DISTRICT MINING GROUPS. The Etheridge.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 21 January 1939 p 38 Article
    Abstract: History and geography are not the "dry as dust"subjects that one would suppose. The study of one must of necessity bring in the association of 2471 words
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    21st January 1939 - Chapter 2 - The Etheridge

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  5. FAMOUS DISTRICT MINING GROUPS. The Hodgkinson.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 28 January 1939 p 38 Article
    Abstract: Number three, the Hodgkinson, of our district mine groups, has a railway to almost exactly define its southern boundary. From Mareeba to 2814 words
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    28th January 1939 - No 3 - Hodgkinson, Gold Mines

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  6. FAMOUS DISTRICT MINING GROUPS. The Herberton Group.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 4 February 1939 p 37 Article
    Abstract: (Colourful and fascinating as has been the history of this field, full justice cannot be accorded the subject by cramping it within narrow 2137 words
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    4th February 1939 No. 4 Mining Groups The Herberton

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  7. Famous District Mining Groups. The Watsonville-Silver Valley Group. (V)
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 11 February 1939 p 37 Article
    Abstract: The discovery of tin on the Wild River in 1880 paved the way for the opening up of many new fields. That was to be expected in an area so The conveni ... 1940 words
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    This seems to be part of the Pathways of Yesterday by Hugh A Boland - Chapter 5 Tin Mining
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  8. FAMOUS DISTRICT MINING GROUPS. Irvinebank. (6).
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 18 February 1939 p 40 Article
    Abstract: You find them everywhere, those people who sing the praises of Irvinebank in is busy days. Theirsis a happy theme, for the Irvinebank of 2262 words
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    18th February 1939, Chapter 6, Irvinebank

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  9. FAMOUS DISTRICT MINING FIELDS. The Kooboora-Bamford Group. (9)
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 11 March 1939 p 42 Article
    Abstract: (There will always be men who are game to give evidence of their faith in a particular mining district. Priors out at North O.K., Reddicliffe's in 2654 words
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    11th March 1939 - Chapt No 9

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  10. FAMOUS DISTRICT MINING GROUPS. The Mt. Garnet Field. (10).
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 18 March 1939 p 39 Article
    Abstract: This section deals with the principal mines in the Mt. Garnet, Coolgarra, Smith's Creek (Bymbool) and Gurrumba divisions of the widespread 2582 words
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    18th March 1939 - Mt. Garnet Field

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  11. PATHWAYS OF YESTERYEAR. (3) The Road to Ravenshoe.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 8 April 1939 p 42 Article
    Abstract: It may be a little bumpy in parts, this account of early Evelyn history, but, if so, it will be in keeping with the condition of the road when used b ... 2722 words
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    Pathways of Yesteryear. Road to Ravenshoe.
    8th April 1939

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  12. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. (4.) The Russell and Jordan Creek Goldfields.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 15 April 1939 p 41 Article
    Abstract: At no great distance south of Cairns two rivers enter the Pacific at points so close together that the term "Twin Rivers" may be applied to these 2642 words
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  13. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. (11.) Kuranda: Secluded Jewel in a Range's Crown.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 3 June 1939 p 14 Article
    Abstract: Kuranda, which is known all over Australia chiefly on account of its tourist attractions is known industrially as a timber exporting point of 2404 words
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    Kuranda and the Railways. Timber. Various Queensland station and town names
    3rd June 1939

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  14. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. (12.) North to the Daintree.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 10 June 1939 p 14 Article
    Abstract: The Cook Highway, with its point of commencement at Cairns, turns abruptly northward at Stratford, where a signpost reads: Mossman, 49 miles. 2178 words
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    The Daintree, Port Douglas

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  15. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. "North to the Daintree."
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 17 June 1939 p 39 Article
    Abstract: In continuation of Port Douglas Mossman history is mentioned first in this chapter the name of J. D. Johnston, who came from Cardwell about 2274 words
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    North to the Daintree - Chapter 13 Mossman. Port Douglas, Dalrymple. Pioneers, sugar planters - cane growers.

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  16. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. The Daintree: Last Remnant of Undeveloped Jungle. (14.)
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 24 June 1939 p 37 Article
    Abstract: North Queensland was explored by various types of pioneers. Among these were the cedar getters, the gold seekers and the land speculator. It 2119 words
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    Chapter 14 - Daintree

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  17. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. Cedar Creek Becomes Ravenshoe.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 15 July 1939 p 39 Article
    Abstract: North and South Cedar Creeks using in the cool heart of the scrubs of the Evelyn Tableland are Millstream tributaries. The Millstream, coming 2623 words
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  18. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. (XX.) Through Fifty Miles of Sugar Cane.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 5 August 1939 p 41 Article
    Abstract: The builders of the big steel railway bridge spanning the Johnstone River made history towards the end of 1924, when, with the help of a friendly tid ... 2756 words
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    Fifty Miles of Sugar Cane - Chapter 20

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  19. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. (21). Pioneers of the Russell River Lands.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 12 August 1939 p 37 Article
    Abstract: White settlement on the Russell River dates from the year 1882 and was really started by the opening of the Johnstone River lands by the 2007 words
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    Pioneers - Russell River Lands 12th August 1930

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  20. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. (22) John Moffat, of Irvinebank.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 19 August 1939 p 36 Article
    Abstract: "Si Monumentam Quaeris circumspice." (If you seek a monument look aronnd). Such is the inscription on the tomb 2562 words
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    19th August 1939 No 22 - John Moffat of Irvinebank.

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  21. [?]ATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. (XXIII.) Normanton and the Strange Gulf Country.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 26 August 1939 p 38 Article
    Abstract: International happenings rather than events of State or Federal interest turn all eyes northward these days. Automatically, within the line 2422 words
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    26th August 1939 - Kimberley now Karumba
    Normanton

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  22. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. (24.) The Old Days in the Gulf.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 2 September 1939 p 39 Article
    Abstract: Reid Brothers were the first carriers to take their teams from Green Creek to Croydon, 70 odd miles, over the Carron River and then through forest 2169 words
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  23. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. (25.) Early Gulf History.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 9 September 1939 p 39 Article
    Abstract: January, 1887, was to leave an impression upon the minds of the Gulf people. During that month there was a cyclone and tidal wave across the 2760 words
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    Chapter 25 - 09 Sept 1939. Compares Alligators to Crocodiles

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  24. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. (26.) The Almost Forgotten O.K. Township.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 16 September 1939 p 37 Article
    Abstract: Westward many a mile of Port Douglas is the township site oi the once prosperous O.K. Any map of the district will show you its location 2521 words
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    16th Sept 1939 - No 26. O.K. Township

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  25. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. A Story that Began With Kennedy.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 30 September 1939 p 31 Article
    Abstract: On all the long stretch of seaboard that lies between Cleveland Bay and Torres Strait between Townsville and Thursday Island—no spot, save 2402 words
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    Kennedy 30th Sept 1939
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  26. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. Herberton in the 'Nineties.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 30 September 1939 p 32 Article
    Abstract: Having Riven the tin rush on the Wild River time to steady its fevered excitement and to evolve ordered profess in the matter of town planning, 2850 words
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    30th Sept 1939 "Herberton in the Nineties"

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  27. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. A Railway That Fertilised a Territory.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 7 October 1939 p 38 Article
    Abstract: Why has it been said that the Chillagoe railway is like the River Nile? That is not a riddle. It is a question with the answer contained 2868 words
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    10th October 1939 The Railway

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  28. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. The First Mining Journal.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 14 October 1939 p 40 Article
    Abstract: Up to the year 1900 there was no "Queensland Government Mining Journal." The progress or otherwise of the industry was officially 2197 words
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    14th October 1939 - Details of mines abt 1900 and miners. Tin and gold. North Queensland. Drought.

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  29. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. Croydon's Lost Reef.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 21 October 1939 p 16 Article
    Abstract: There is a lure in the search for gold that leading on and on, becomes oft-times an obsession. Tales of Spanish galleons with their 2252 words
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    21st October 1939 Croydon's Lost Reef

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  30. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. A Further Account of the Early Hodgkinson.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 28 October 1939 p 38 Article
    Abstract: A newspaper item of February 8. 1879, tells its readers that the gold escort left Thornborough under Inspector Stuart with 5274 ounces of 2832 words
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    28th October 1939 Early Hodgkinson
    Thornborough and Kingsborough

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  31. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. In the News Forty Years Ago.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 4 November 1939 p 39 Article
    Abstract: What of world events forty years ago? There was the trouble in South Africa. There was the failing health and the subsequent death in January 2494 words
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    04th November 1939 - "Forty years ago."

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  32. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. Alligators are Crocodiles
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 11 November 1939 p 37 Article
    Abstract: "Al Legarto" ejaculated the Spanish explorers of America, in surprise, when they saw the great saurians for the first time. Had they had the intuitio ... 2068 words
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    11 November 1939 - Alligators, Crocodiles

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  33. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. HILLSIDE RAILWAY.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 18 November 1939 p 39 Article
    Abstract: Among the rocky hills in a portion of the district far removed from the sea water there is a landmark rising high out of the sparsely timbered 2596 words
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    18th November 1939 - Railway

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  34. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. "A Page Prom Early Cairns."
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 25 November 1939 p 26 Article
    Abstract: It was Scott who said, in verse:— "If thou would view fair Melrose aright Go visit it in the pale moonlight." 2078 words
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    25th November 1939 - Early Cairns

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  35. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. Where the Barron Meets the Sea.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 2 December 1939 p 41 Article
    Abstract: There is little uniformity in the outlines of the mountains, peaks and hills standing adjacent to Trinity Inlet. All seem to have been flung, in the ... 2141 words
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    2nd December 1939 Barron

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  36. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. An Outside Field With A Local Interest.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 9 December 1939 p 14 Article
    Abstract: Following the days of 69, which saw one after another the many gold discoveries on the Etheridge, communication was made with Townsville, the 2369 words
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    Names of mine workers and mines North Queensland.

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  37. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. "John Moffat's Railway."
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 16 December 1939 p 37 Article
    Abstract: In the territory served by the Cairns division of the Queensland Railways there ate 500 to 600 miles of lines. The laying down of this extensive mile ... 2411 words
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    16th Dec 1939 "John Moffat's Railway"

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  38. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. The Vulcan: Irvine-bank's Great Mine.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 23 December 1939 p 17 Article
    Abstract: Vulcan, it is said, was the son of Jupiter and Juno, who with the cyclops forged the thunderbolts of Jove. He was the god of fire and 2693 words
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    23rd December 1939 - Vulcan Mine Irvinebank

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  39. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. Some Pioneering Personalities.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Saturday 30 December 1939 p 19 Article
    Abstract: Every man that put a pick into the ground, every hand that guided a plough or wielded an axe, each keen-eyed horseman riding over hostile 2613 words
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    Pioneers - Mining North Queensland -
    30th December 1939

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  40. PATHWAYS OF YESTERDAY. An Outside Field With A Local Interest. (By Hugh A. Borland.)
    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Wednesday 6 December 1939 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Following the days of 69, which saw one after another the many gold discoveries on the Etheridge, communication was made with Townsville, the 2348 words
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