Interview with Colin Turnbull

Item

Title

Interview with Colin Turnbull

Date

1980-1982

Identifier

OH406
b1833024

Description


Born 1915 Mr Turnbull's father, George Turnbull was solutionist, electrician and later assayer and metallurgist on the Sons of Gwalia Gold Mine. Describes life on the mine, in the Block and in Gwalia, in particular detail from 1920 to 1930 peopling it again. The mine was his whole life. As a bank clerk he returned regularly for holidays and observes the changing scene almost year by year. He was instrumental in saving some of the papers from the abandoned mine offices which are now deposited in the library.

Publisher

State Library of Western Australia