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Creator
Bridges, Roy, 1885-1952
Title
From silver to steel : the romance of the Broken Hill Proprietary / by Roy Bridges
Call Number
N 338.7 BRI
Created/Published
Melbourne : George Robertson, 1920
Pages
378
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Contents

FROM SILVER TO STEEL 1
FROM SILVER TO STEEL 4
FROM SILVER TO STEEL 7
CONTENTS 9
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS 11
INTRODUCTION 15
CHAPTER I. THE VISIONARY SEA (1842-1845). 18
CHAPTER II. THE WHITE QUARTZ (1867). 29
CHAPTER III. THE MOUNT GIPPS RUN (1866-1875). 35
CHAPTER IV. THE THACKARINGA LODES (1876-1880). 41
CHAPTER V. THE SILVER BARRIER (1880-1883). 45
CHAPTER VI. THE RISE OF SILYERTON (1880-1884). 50
CHAPTER VII. THE SILVER MINES (1882-1885). 56
CHAPTER VIII. THE BOUNDARY RIDER (1883). 61
CHAPTER IX. THE SYNDICATE OF SEVEN (1883). 67
CHAPTER X. THE HILL OF MULLOCK (1883-1885). 73
CHAPTER XI. THE MEN OF SILVERTON (1884-1886). 77
CHAPTER XII. THE GAME OF EUCHRE (1884). 86
CHAPTER XIII. THE BROKEN HILL COMPANY (1884). 90
CHAPTER XIV. THE FIRST SURVEY (1884). 94
CHAPTER XV. THE SILVER CHLORIDES (1885). 100
CHAPTER XVI. THE SURFACE SHOW (1885). 105
CHAPTER XVII. THE CAMP ON BROKEN HILL (1885). 112
CHAPTER XYIII. THE FIRST PROSPECTUS (1885). 124
CHAPTER XIX. THE BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY (1885). 128
CHAPTER XX. THE RISE OF BROKEN HILL (1885-1887). 132
CHAPTER XXI. THE FALL OF SILVERTON (1885-1890). 152
CHAPTER XXII. THE BATTLE OF THE BARRIER (1887). 156
CHAPTER XXIII. THE BURNING OF FRANCIS ABIGAIL (1888). 162
CHAPTER XXIV. THE MINE AND THE ORES (1886). 167
CHAPTER XXV. THE FLOTATIONS (1887-1888). 174
CHAPTER XXVI. THE CONQUEST OF THE DROUGHT (1892). 184
CHAPTER XXVII. THE GREAT STRIKE (1892). 190
CHAPTER XXVIII. THE REPORT OF J. B. JAQUET (1893). 201
CHAPTER XXIX. THE OPEN CUT (1891). 206
CHAPTER XXX. THE FIRES UNDERGROUND (1895-1906). 213
CHAPTER XXXI THE REPORT OF SCHNABEL (1892) 218
CHAPTER XXXII. THE SULPHIDES (1891). 223
CHAPTER XXXIII. THE GAS BUBBLES (1902). 238
CHAPTER XXXIV. THE PRODUCTION OF SPELTER (1908). 249
CHAPTER XXXV. THE EXPLOSIVES ASSOCIATION (1908). 259
CHAPTER XXXVL THE OVERSEA MARKETS (1885-1914). 268
CHAPTER XXXVII. THE ASSOCIATED SMELTERS (1915). 277
Chapter XXXVIII. THE PROPRIETARY MINE (1919). 284
CHAPTER XXXIX. THE PORT PIRIE SMELTERS (1919). 292
CHAPTER XL. THE STEEL ENTERPRISE (1911). 300
CHAPTER XLI. THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE STEEL WORKS (1913-1915). 312
CHAPTER XLII. THE LOAN OF £1,000,000 (1914). 320
CHAPTER XLIII. THE OPENING OF THE STEEL WORKS (1915). 324
CHAPTER XLIV. THE SHIP-BUILDING SCHEME (1917-18). 330
CHAPTER XLV. THE IRON ORE (1919). 338
CHAPTER XLVI. THE SHIPMENT OF THE ORE (1919). 350
CHAPTER XLVIL. THE NEWCASTLE STEEL WORKS (1919). 357
CHAPTER XLvIII. THE MOUNT GIPPS HOMESTEAD (1919). 371

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