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Who Killed Jim Barclay?, by Wallace Mortimer

The murders of Jim Barclay and John Bamford in late 1917 at Wonnangatta Station near Myrtleford in Victoria is a fascinating mystery. The book covers the theories and paints a picture of the setting with historical stories about many of the locals of the time.

Giants of Steam, by Jonathon Glancey

An excellent read for anyone interested in the past and possible future for steam. Full of facts and statistics the statements are well backed up and interesting to read.

Warrandyte Goldfields walk

A 3.3 km loop walking through an historical gold mining area near the north eastern suburb of  Warrandyte. Well worth a visit and there are many fine places to eat in the Warrandyte shopping precinct. Related Images: