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River of Steel A History of the Western Australian Goldfields and Agricultural Water Supply 1903-2003 by Richard G. Hartley

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This definitive publication uncovers the politics, engineering, humanity and controversy surrounding what was dubbed a scheme of madness. The work provides a view into the lives of workers and their families and details how the scheme was designed with illustrations, photographs and diagrams. The author argues that a shameful political commission of enquiry resulted in Engineer-in-Chief, CY O'Connor's death.

Code No. 012583, ISBN 9780864451965

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