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The Reefton School of Mines 1886Party of deerstalkers returning home.Blaketown lagoon.1862.Albert Street under flood. 1936.Dobson Car Rest Home.   -ALBUM-Oddfellows Hall ReeftonWilsons / Harris' Hotel Reefton
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1,300 pounds found in dead Miner`s  bach, Dobson.1949.South Island Rugby League Representative team.1944.Rugby League Team at back of Grandstand at Wingham Park.Greymouth Post Office demolition 1995Snowcraft school holiday camp Arthur's Pass area 1973Midland Line railway including Castle Hill Hotel *PHOTO ALBUM*Railway at Broken River *PHOTO ALBUM*Westland High School Athletics Team.1973.Cass *PHOTO ALBUM*Staircase viaduct construction - completed 1906 *PHOTO ALBUM*West Coast Volleyball .1990.  - ALBUM -Bathhouse  and Station  and BBQ ,Rewanui.Westland High School prize-giving programme .1974.Dick Armstrong Cnr Mill St and 7 Mile Rd Runanga, and his bride to be Maud Baxter.ca.1946.Woolworths Store, next to the Dominion Hotel, Greymouth.ca.early 1950`s.Dominion Hotel ,Corner Tainui St. and Mackay St, Greymouth .1967.  - ALBUM -Local guys surfing the 2nd wave trap, Cobden. 1970`s.  - ALBUM -Surf check at Neil`s Beach and surfing the Point at Cobden. 1970`s.  - ALBUM -Greymouth High School - 1st XV. 1949. The salvage on the fishing boat  - Sea Lord.ca. 1983.Greymouth High School, 4 E . 1967.Runanga School,Std 3-4. 1963.Runanga School - 1st XV.1964 and 1965 *PHOTO ALBUM*Railway Hotel, Ngahere, 1974.Gordon Elley's butcher shop van in Greymouth.Buller All Black Charles McLeanWest Coast sportsman of the Year dinner at St Columba`s Hall, Greymouth.ca.1977.Ngahere Rugby League Football team.1960West Coast Rugby League - Senior School Team.1957.Bones of the Sealord, Cobden beach 27.5.2020 *PHOTO ALBUM*Imperial Hotel Greymouth, corner of Boundary Street and Richmond Quay, 1963. *PHOTO ALBUM*9th Intake National ServiceWater-Race License document showing a Westland Mining District Warden's Court stamp.1913.Ngahere Ruby league Football Club - Senior Team.1964.Greymouth Fishermen`s  Wharf and  Blaketown footbridge. 1960`s.Letter from Phoenix Brewery, Reefton,1920'sPaper road called Haast Street, HokitikaPart of a section title from the foundation years of Kumara.1877 & 1879.View from Dunollie Station.1923.Kahuna Board Riders Club Xmas party.1985.Road through Arthurs Pass. April, 1947.Otira Railway Station.1900.Port of  Greymouth.Peter Casserly at the Dobson pub. 2007.Beer truck in snow at Arthur's PassThe sale of the Contents of Hartismere House.The wreck of the Kotuku, Grey River. 25th May,1912.Cars vandalised at Coalbrookdale, 1931.Westport.1978.Ford Car Show .1991.

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