Water pumping equipment at Wakamarina Gorge, Marlborough
Water pumping equipment, and workers, at Wakamarina Gorge, Marlborough, photographed circa 1890s by Tyree Studio.
Source of descriptive information - Notes on file print. Historical note from Carl Walrond. 'Gold and gold mining', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 21-Sep-2007. URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/EarthSeaAndSky/MineralResources/GoldAndGoldMining/en accessed 23 January, 2008.
Wakamarina Gorge was pumped dry so miners could dig for gold. They had little return.
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Physical Description: Glass negative
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Format: 1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Glass negative, Orientation: Vertical imageSee original record
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