Search this Website
Cobbers of Mine and the Mining Magnate by The Axeman by Alfred E. Wallace
"Cobbers of Mine and the Mining Magnate by The Axeman, Alfred Wallace died of silicosis In 1924. He was an axeman in the forests and an underground miner on the Murchison. His verse was in demand for local celebri'ltions and the regional newspapers. Few modern poets have had the acclaim of the public that the Axeman had. His collection was reprinted for many years by the Northam newspaper. Some of his satirical verse such as The Bush Geologist, and The Mining Magnate was still being circulated in mining circles in the 1980s. ISBN 978 0 85905 735 6"