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Main Title: Pioneers and progress 1846-1906 : a history of Wycheproof / M.P. Boyce.
Author: Boyce, Maurice P.
Imprint: Wycheproof, Vic. : M.P. Boyce, 1976.
Collation: 89 p. : ill., portraits, pbk ; 24 cm.
Subject: General histories
Wycheproof (Vic.)
Contents include: Mount Wycheproof homestead p4. New township p6. St Arnaud Shire Council p9. Extracts from the 'St Arnaud Mercury' (newspaper) p10. Reports from Wycheproof correspondent 1877 p12. Opening of the railway p20. Court house and police station p35. Post office p36. Bank robbery at Collingwood p37. Wycheproof-Sea Lake railway line opened 1894 p39. Dust and earth tremors in 1897 p42. 1898-9: football colours change, land sales p44. Dust storms again in 1903 p51. Railway strike 1903 p53. Foundation stone for new Shire Hall p54. Terminus Hotel burnt p55. Aborigines p58. Wycheproof Former Residents' Association p59. Racecourse p60. Fires p61. Hotels p62. Sickness, doctors p66. Hospital p68. Churches p70. Boring for water p74. New Shire of Wycheproof p77. Heat wave p80. Water Commission p81. Opening of new Catholic Church p82. Railway revenue p84. Edward Shepherd p85. First settlers p85. Football p87. Early councillors p87. Local newspapers p88. About the author (Maurice P. Boyce) p88. PHOTOS AND SKETCHES Moffat State School p5. Store built by Mr Stowe 1896, bought by Mr McDonald 1900 p6. City Trading Company p7. J. Robertson: blacksmith shop p8. McAdam's blacksmith shop p8. Reade's Carriage Works p9. Mr Joe Dunn carting to stacks 1903 p12. Teams at the stacks (wheat) at Wycheproof p12. Trappers at work in the district (rabbits) p15. Bungeluke State School p17. Train enters station, Mr Boyce with light trousers p20. Wheat train going through Broadway p21. Boarding house and dining rooms, opened by Mrs Dean 1884 p23. Goods shed built 1884, Wm. Boyce, lorry driver p23. 'Ensign' office p26. Tyrrell Creek in flood, Boort Road, Alan Pym trying to cross p28. Floor water from Tyrrell Creek, Calder Highway, south of Wycheproof p29. Late Mrs A. Gray's residence facing Calder Highway p29. Pryse's butcher's shop p29. J. McIntyre, saddler and wife p30. Creamery (butter factory) p30. Bullock teams in Broadway at weighbridge 1890s p31. Donald Currie p31. On the weighbridge in Broadway, in front of 'Ensign' office p31. Mr R.A. Buchanan p32. Wycheproof Football Team 1894 p33. Shop built by Chas Storey 1890 p33. Court house p34. Mr Holmes: boarding house, now owned by Miss Scheferlie, built by W.H. Fielding 1890 p34. Flour mill, built by J.E. Foreman 1883-4 p35. Residence of Mr J.E. Foreman, built 1884 p35. Railway station? p36. Dust storm in 1944 p42. Royal Hotel (former Club Hotel) p43. Terminus Hotel p43. Fire Brigade p45. 1899 football team p45. Bull, first prize Melbourne show, exhibited by Wm Peters, Glenloth Station p50,51. Fire brigade engine 1899 with Captain Vic Hayes p52. First Shire Hall 1897 p54. Councillors: A.G. Stewart, R. Stavely, Senior Constable Robinson p54. Gun club c.1909 incl. J. Hercules, Martin Dillon, Const. Brown p57. Mr and Mrs Boyce and residence, Campbell's Creek p63. Mount Wycheproof Hotel incl. Mrs Klein and daughters and William Boyce p63. Residence of Doctor Massey p68. First hospital p69. Second Presbyterian Church p71. Wycheproof State School incl. head teacher Mr Morgan and students p72. Passey's store p72. Catholic Church p82. Edward Shepherd, at West Charlton Station 1853 p85. Binders at work, Glenloth Station 1894 p89. Harvesting at Wycheproof South at turn of century p89.
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