wongan_goldWongan Gold: The Wongan Hills Goldrush of 1888. 

Peter J. Bridge.

ISBN 978-0-85905-910-7, (New, 2021), A4, 32 pages, illustrated,   grams, $22.00*

Edward Payne, who had helped to discover the Yilgarn found gold at Wongan. The short lived rush was stymied by the land alienation grants to the Midland Railway Company.

Now over 130 years on, the area has great potential for large base metal discoveries.