is no longer populated and is now part of the Kosciuszko National Park. The former township sites of Jindabyne
and Adaminaby were flooded by the creation of Lake Jindabyne - as a result of
damming the Eucumbene and Snowy Rivers for the Snowy Mountains
Hydro-Electric Scheme. In his work
Barcroft refers to the Eucumbene River’s golden sands. This was a reference to its sandy
beaches as it flowed through granite country.
travels as a stockman and a drover took him to northern New South Wales
(Narromine Trangie/Mullah Station, Brewarrina) and Queensland
(Cunnamulla/Burrembilla Station, Windorah, Diamantina River) before returning
to Bathurst. When surveying in the
Wagga Wagga/Riverina district of New South Wales - to the west of the Snowy
Mountains - places where he spent time included Brookong Station, near Boree
Creek and Lockhart (then called Green’s Gunyah), The Rock and Tumbarumba.