Best Dining in Charters Towers, Queensland: See 832 Tripadvisor traveler reviews of 27 Charters Towers restaurants and search by cuisine, price, location, and more. Day Dawn Mining Company Archive. The Day Dawn Mine was one of the richest gold deposits in the Charters Towers goldfields. The Day Dawn Reef ran right through Charters Towers Municipality. In 1878, Day Dawn Gold Mining Company Ltd was floated with shares at ten shillings each. Within a year it had paid a dividend of seven shillings and six pence.