Visit the open-cut Magenta Mine which produced up to 13,000 ounces of gold between 1860 and about 1910. Horse-drawn drays carted away the rock for
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Magenta Mine Picnic Area
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Visit the open-cut Magenta Mine which produced up to 13,000 ounces of gold between 1860 and about 1910. Horse-drawn drays carted away the rock for crushing in the nearby battery. A kilometre away is the site of a battery run by the Victorian Government in an effort to revive gold mining during the 1930s depression.
Facilities include picnic tables, a lookout and wood barbecues.
28 Feb 2014
Ahead of the Labour Day weekend Vic Roads and Parks Victoria have re-opened the Northern Grampians / Mount Victory Road which has been closed since 16 January as a result of the Northern Grampians Fire. This week VicRoads completed works to manage hazardous trees, along the Northern Grampians Road. Working…