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Suspended flume under construction to enable the transportation of coal between the main land and Seal Island, Buller district, West Coast - Photograph taken by Lawrence Andrew Inkster, [ca 1925-1941]

Reference Number: PAColl-8602-53

Suspended flume under construction between the main land and Seal Island, just offshore from the mouth of the Fox River, Buller district, West Coast. It will enable coal to be sent to the island where it will be later picked up by ships. Photograph taken circa 1925-1941 by Lawrence Andrew Inkster.

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1 image, related to Lawrence Andrew Inkster, Seal Island and Coal - Transportation.

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 16.2 x 21.1 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - Fluming Coal from main land to Seal Island at Fox River (Greymouth). When fluming is completed the coal will be flumed to Island into [bins?] where ships will enter and [lode?] it away; Verso - bottom right: stamped in ink - Copyright by L A Inkster Greymouth

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