Australia: Tour of the underground gold mine at Walhalla
The Walhalla is usually associated with religious references in northern Europe. But it also indicates an area of the region of Victoria, Australia. At Walhalla we find an interesting museum, housed in the old tunnels of a gold mine now abandoned.
The Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine came with the first excavations in 1836 by Hercules United Gold Company, but definitely wrong path and direction, lying for 8 years to dig useless rock devoid of precious minerals. Taking advantage of the bankruptcy of its predecessor, the Long Tunnel Extended Company began to dig in 1871, but this time in the opposite direction.Read More »Australia: Tour of the underground gold mine at Walhalla