y Men Who Built the Snowy : Men Without Women selected work   short story  
Is part of Saturday Centre Books series - publisher
Issue Details: First known date: 1982... 1982
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An historical documentary, semi-autobiographical, partly fictionalized selection of short stories of events from Kobal's life and the lives of some of the migrants of many nationalities who worked on the Snowy Mountain Scheme.


  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to the memory of the fine men of many nationalities, among them three Slovenes, who lost their lives while working for the Snowy Mountians Hydro-Electric Scheme, mostly ordinary workers, unaware of their own merit in the service of their adopted country, Australia.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Pen and line sketches were all drawn from photographs taken by the men who worked on the Snowy at the time of this story.
    • Newtown, Marrickville - Camperdown area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Saturday Centre , 1982 .
      Extent: 161p.
      Description: illus. (b & w), map.
      • Introduction by Ivan Kobal.
      • Foreword by Sir William Hudson, Canberra 29/7/75.
      ISBN: 0909293465
    • Rydalmere, Parramatta area, Sydney, New South Wales,: Ivan Kobal , 1984 .
      Alternative title: Men Who Built the Snowy
      Extent: 191p.
      Edition info: 2nd ed.
      Description: illus., maps, ports.
      ISBN: 0958968004 (corrected)
Alternative title: Mozje s Snowyja
Language: Slovenian
Last amended 20 Jun 2012 09:08:37
  • Snowy Mountains, Cooma - Snowy - Bombala area, Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
  • Cabramurra, Tumut - Tumbarumba area, Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
  • 1950s
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