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Prime Minister Richard Seddon turning the first sod of the Hokitika-Ross railway, [ca 1900]

Reference Number: 1/2-044361-F

Prime Minister Richard Seddon turning the first sod of the Hokitika-Ross railway. Photograph taken circa 1900. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Rt Hon Richard John Seddon, Railways - New Zealand - West Coast Region and Railways - Design and construction.

Part of:
Heinz, William Frederick, 1900?-1976 :Photographs and negatives of gold mining and other facets of West Coast life, Reference Number PAColl-0372 (19 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Film negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The Greymouth-Hokitika line was opened in 1893 and further extended to Ross in 1909.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures385. Railways. Lines. West Coast. Hokitika.(PFP-028142)

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