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The Story of the Granites.
Author: FE Baume
First published: 1933 This edition: 1994
Format: Softcover 134 pages
Tragedy Track has been republished to mark a milestone in one of Australia's greatest mining success stories - 1,000,000 ounces of gold from the Granites mine on the Tanami Track. The story covers the human history of men on the harsh Tanami goldfield prior to 1932. A story of struggle, grief and heartbreak by men looking for gold that was difficult to find in the primative conditions almost 800 kilometres from the nearest town, Alice Springs. S/c. 134pp. B&W photos. First published in 1933. Republished in 1994.