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Hauling a boiler to a (Reefton?) gold mine, West Coast Region, [ca 1910]

Reference Number: PA1-o-531-35

Scene on a road leading from West Coast bush, showing a team of horses hauling a boiler to a (Reefton?) gold mine. Photograph taken circa 1910 by an unidentified photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Gold mines and mining, Horse-drawn vehicles, Native forest - New Zealand - West Coast Region and Transportation - New Zealand - West Coast Region.

Part of:
West Coast Mining album, Reference Number PA1-o-531 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 20.3 x 15.5 cm, on album page. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Possibly shows the boiler described in Friends in chains / by Bob Henderson. Wellington [N.Z.] : A.H. & A.W. Reed, 1961, chapter 4

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures622. Goldmining Transport(PFP-018314)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Shifting machinery in the mountains

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