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Dobson Car Rest Home.   -ALBUM-Oddfellows Hall ReeftonWilsons / Harris' Hotel ReeftonThe Reefton School of Mines 1886Albert Street under flood. 1936.Party of deerstalkers returning home.Blaketown lagoon.1862.
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Mural on the wall of the Greymouth Evening Star building.Blackball Womens Hockey Team.1953. Runanga State School Netball Team.1973.ALBUM - Lishman Family , Greys Road, Reefton - 1897Mick Sullivan Senior on horseback .1920`s.Sullivan family near the base of the Fox Glacier.1920’s .Greymouth Harbour Board staff mill bush trolleys *PHOTO ALBUM*Ruru mill *PHOTO ALBUM*ALBUM - WESTLAND RECREATION CENTRE - Stadium construction.Drifters Cafe, Granity.1988.Ashby Berg Shield for gardening Awatuna early 1950`s.Hairdresser Stew Howat working on schoolboy Brian McGuire of CobdenMr and Mrs Eddie Flood in their Tainui Street hairdressing  shop.1965.Three visitors from Mayfield Canterbury,being greeted by locals after traversing Arthur’s Pass.1930`s.Bell Hill mapForm 4 C and P , Hokitika District High School. 1954.100 years of Methodism in GreymouthMitchells LodgeDuke of York visit to Ruru mill *PHOTO ALBUM*Ruru mill *PHOTO ALBUM*Bell Hill mill *PHOTO ALBUM*Bell Hill steam shovel *PHOTO ALBUM* Lorraine Mosley and her friend Flora (Florrie) Anderson in Preston Rd ,Blaketown .ca.1930`s.Greymouth Methodist Church - circa 1950's. Bell Hill school in 1931Early 2000s. Barging stone to the North Island from GreymouthNavy Charter Parade, Greymouth. 2009 *PHOTO ALBUM*This Blackball School photo is probably Std. 1 and 2 and taken in 1949Grey County Chambers History House.Paul Peillon died in the Brunner mine disasterGreymouth Railway Signal Box - 2 IMAGES.Mystery photoThe Brick House, GreymouthBaillie & Nevilles/ANZ building cnr Werita st & Mawhera Quay.ALBUM -The Gold rush revenue. West Coast and Greymouth population.1867-2010.Royal Hotel, Mawhera Quay, Greymouth.Bright Street hill, Cobden, 1953Greymouth Restrooms (toilets)History of the Spring Creek underground coalmine *PHOTO ALBUM*Cost of advertising in the Grey Star back in the day.1953.Greymouth Harbour Board Office with Foundation Stone.Album - POINT ELIZABETH COAL MINE-Then and Now.ALBUM - Historic buildings with foundation stones GreymouthHans bay,Lake Kaniere - Josephine Hurley ( Conning) on the far right inside the

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