A Century Ago, a Town Began

…It was in January 1914 that the Mudgee Guardian advised its readers that a plan to survey a town had been presented to council and that for better or worse the new mining township had been christened Candos (formed, it is said, from the initials of some of the company officials)…

This article by Colleen O’Sullivan appeared in the Mudgee Guardian on 13 January 2014.

The featured image is of Kandos cement silos, taken before 1921 (from NSW State Library, Cement silos PXA1000_p05.jpg).

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