The Gold Rush and Cobb & Co P.5
The mail routes Cobb & Co travelled in the Mudgee region include:
Mudgee, Cullenbone, Guntawang, Cobbora, Mendooran, Gilgandra and Coonamble
2 times per week in 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879
Mudgee, Eurunderee, Home Rule, Gulgong:
6 times per week in 1879. In 1880 this line was extended from the Gulgong/Coonamble line when Cobb & Co were allowed 120 pounds per annum extra to convey mails on from Gulgong to Mudgee immediately after they arrived at Gulgong, by a buggy or other light vehicle. Note that John Randell transferred this route to Cobb & Co from 1st April 1883,
Mudgee, Apple Tree Flat, Cudgegong, Ilford (then Keans Swamp), Capertee, Cullen Bullen, Lidsdale, Wallerawang:
6 times per week.
Wallerawang to Mudgee
6 times per week in 1873
The old Cobb & Co changing station at Hargraves, near Mudgee
An old Cobb & Co coach taken during the Henry Lawson Heritage Festival ride from Gulgong to Grenfell.