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Albert Street under flood - Percy K. Wah with bike.. 1936.Party of deerstalkers returning home.Blaketown lagoon.1862.Dobson Car Rest Home.   -ALBUM-Oddfellows Hall ReeftonWilsons / Harris' Hotel ReeftonThe Reefton School of Mines 1886
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BRIGADES receive recognition after CYCLONE ITA. April 2014. OTIRA GORGE. ca .1890.Blaketown Indoor Basketball team 1959Mt Greenland, Ross, disused quartz mine *PHOTO ALBUM*Trotting: Ray Thornley at Victoria Park in the 60sGreymouth economic boom 2017Greymouth Westland Recreation CentreGreymouth Westfleet fishing vessels at wharfGreymouth Monteith's restaurantGreymouth town squareWestfleet fish factory GreymouthThe Barque WHITE PINE Under Sail and Moored at the Port of GREYMOUTH. 1922.Ross Rugby football team 1937WSFC Football Club,1908 - 09 - A. Sponheimer (Albert) born 1891. He was born at LyellSteve Newby ,Kenny Oliver ,Greg Reid, at Phil Low`s party at Rapahoe.1981.Jeff Harris, Butch Quinn, Kenny Oliver , Steve Newby , Chooky Richardson, at Greg Read`s place.Cobden. 1978.ALBUM - Westland Centennial 10th - 16th .1960.Mick Case - Greenstone and Gold prospector,born and bred in Kumara.Rimu logs being unloaded at Stuart & Chapman Mill . Ross.Katie Drummond,Ida Anderson,Eric Anderson,Nell Mason - West Coasters . late1950`s.ALBUM - MATTHEW FLINDERS  - PORT OF GREYMOUTH.ALBUM - Schaef`s fire, Greymouth. 1926.Pte. John Ludwig Ziegler - 27 year-old son of Frederica Ziegler, Greymouth, New of steam vessel TikiEarly Greymouth about 1870Spagnum Moss Pickers loading 1990`s. *PHOTO ALBUM*Greymouth High School, 4 E . 1967.Greymouth flood outside Townhall, October1936.Mackay Street Greymouth flood, October 1936.Whites Electric Dredge, Barrytown 1936.ALBUM - Waiting for the Karangarua River to drop  - and crossingA Bradford van was our family car - at the summit of the Lewis Pass.1959.Pub at Wallsend, on fire, 1963ALBUM - More locals probably in Waiuta  - photographed by Ted French on his wet-plate camera.Dobson`s.Standard 3 and Standard 5,Marist Brothers,1963.Hokitika Lads - Alan, Peter, Craig and Chris.French family of Waiuta, Cobden *PHOTO ALBUM*Lion Hotel, Hokitika, and the McIntosh family *PHOTO ALBUM*Greymouth Motors . High Street. 1939.With compliments/Promo card for Howard Photography, Palmerston St, WestporMeet Honorable Archie Miller of Stockton - Nelson Photo News ,1971.Kevin Morgan and friend  Eddie Parsons, Kevin Morgan, Terry O'Leary, Graham Harrison,Greymouth Fair. 1966.The lads, Greymouth - Kevin Morgan 3rd from .F. Key's store (Fred & Jock Key) at Dunollie.A.D. Robertson's store at Blackball.MacGregor's store at Blackball.D. Armstrong's store at Ngahere.Hempseed Bros' store at Waiuta.

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