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The Reefton School of Mines 1886Albert Street under flood. 1936.Party of deerstalkers returning home.Blaketown lagoon.1862.Dobson Car Rest Home.   -ALBUM-Oddfellows Hall ReeftonWilsons / Harris' Hotel Reefton
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Fergusons Earthmoving Rugby Mayor and Councillors of Hokitika.September,1869. Waimangaroa Township.1959.Golden Star Boat Okarito -Waitangi beach. 1968.  - ALBUM -Outward bound.1960`s.Buller Bridge during a flood in 1954Runanga Rugby League Team.West Coast women's basketball team, 1941Robert Andrew Mc`Millan from Hokitika - killed in Rouen in 1916.R.A.Garlick Ltd Engineers in Murray Street, Greymouth. ca.1995. Cairn Peak looking back towards Hokitika.Greymouth Fountain.Blaketown Tiphead.Car submerged in flood, Greymouth, September 1988Song books-Music books *PHOTO ALBUMScout troops. 1960`s.  *PHOTO ALBUM*Horace Henry Ayres (Ayers)Dunollie Store, 1984 or 1985Burnett`s Face , Denniston.Ross - Golden Past.  - ALBUM - 5 page letter written by Archie Park who sailed on the Wakaiti at the age of 7 - Judge Jame`s son, Hokitika.O`TOOLE`s gold rig at Addisons Flat - 8 miles south of Westport.Looking west down Mackay Street, Greymouth. ca.1930s.Revell Street HokitikaCabin at Lake Kaniere belonging to James Park, Crown Prosecutor, Westland Greymouth Kohinoor Rugby League Football trip to Wellington in 1954.  - 2 PHOTOS -A souvenir card for the Dominion Hotel, Blackball. late 1950`s.  - 2 PHOTOS -Caledonian Terraces, Buller, 9 June 1955.Chapel Street Greymouth, 1986.An early Grogan and Blackmores soft drink bottle, Greymouth .Ahaura main street, 1920s or 1930sJohn Edmund Dinnan (on train) - worker on the Otira tunnel.Some lovely Kumara ladies in the late 1960s.Crewmen of the 1900`s.  - 2 PHOTOS -Caroline Burrough marriage to George Thompson Park at Okarito.  2nd Jan 1894.102 Gibson Quay,Hokitika,the home of Judge James Park, Crown Prosecutor for Westland.Retrieving the dumped Uc and La Locos out of the Grey River near Omoto. - ALBUM -Roa.Strongman Mine.1965.The 15 ton boat named Wakaiti, crossing the bar in Hokitika. 1910.Bicycle race during the 1913 waterfront strike, McGowan Street, RunangaWhitebait stands  on the Ōkuru estuary in South an island in the Hokitika River - boys posing with their home- made scoop nets.1932.A Stockton Electric Locomotive pulling a Rake. James Park Crown, Prosecutor for Westland, and familyGreymouth aerial 1960 including gas works, police station and Victoria ParkStockton coalmine 1940`s. Duck shooting on opening day , near Kaniere.Late 1960`s.Greymouth Cricket Club.1892.S.S. Murray. leaving Greymouth Wharf.

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