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Diversion at the Roxburgh hydroelectric station - Photograph taken by Jack Debnam Stewart Roberts, [ca 16 Oct 1950]

Reference Number: PAColl-8602-12

Diversion at the Roxburgh hydroelectric station, in 1950. Shows a channel being gouged out to take the Molyneux River while the dam is made. Photograph taken circa 16 October 1950 by Jack Debnam Stewart Roberts.

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1 image, related to Jack Debnam Stewart Roberts, Roxburgh Hydro, Public works - New Zealand - Otago Region and Hydroelectric power plants - New Zealand - Otago Region.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 10.4 x 15.6 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures83. Tuapeka Co. Roxburgh. Hydro Electric Station. 1950(PFP-031563)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - Progess on the diversion cut at the Roxburgh hydro works Tons of explosives have gouged out this channel to take the Molyneux River whilst the 200' dam is erected. To reach the final depth, only 6 feet "trimming lifts" have to be removed. J D S Roberts Cromwell 16 10 50

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