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Escort Rock, 160 years since bushrangers Frank Gardiner, Ben Hall the biggest gold heist in Australia between Orange and Eugowra

By Judy Smith
Updated July 23 2022 - 10:40am, first published July 22 2022 - 3:00am
HOLD UP: Stage coach hold-up, Eugowra Rocks, a painting by Patrick W Marony (1894), who has been described as "the leading artist of Orange" for his bushranger paintings. .

This year marks 160 years since the largest gold heist in Australia when bushrangers set up a blockade on the Escort Way between Orange and Eugowra.

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