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Powell's sluicing and elevating claim at Nine Mile Beach, north of Charleston, [ca 1900]

Reference Number: PAColl-6075-51

George Morgan Powell's sluicing and elevating claim at Nine Mile Beach, north of Charleston, taken ca 1900 by an unidentified photographer. Hydraulic elevator on left.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Nine Mile Beach, Gold mines and mining - New Zealand - West Coast Region and Sluices.

Part of:
Buller Progress League : Views of Buller County, Reference Number PAColl-7347 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w photo-mechanical print(s)Horizontal imageSingle photographic ephemera item

Historical Notes: Powell adapted the hydraulic elevator using a suction elevating principle. It was used for working the auriferous sand more efficiently.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures59. Buller Co. Charleston(PFP-018623)

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