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