VHarris(2011) Rocky River

Look at this recent photo of Rocky River then watch this movie. How has the environment of Rocky River changed? What did Rocky River look like during the gold rush? What might it have looked like before the gold rush?

English author turned digger William Howitt wrote about the environmental effects of gold mining. An audio file of his words together with photos of the effects of gold mining are combined into a short movie. This resource comes from the eGold website an Electronic Encyclopedia of Gold in Australia.