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Blaketown lagoon.1862.Dobson Car Rest Home.   -ALBUM-Oddfellows Hall ReeftonWilsons / Harris' Hotel ReeftonThe Reefton School of Mines 1886Albert Street under flood - Percy K. Wah with bike.. 1936.Party of deerstalkers returning home.
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Bridge over the Roaring Swine creek on the Haast Pass roadNgakawau Bowling Club badge.ALBUM - West Coast Swimming Champs,Runanga.1947. Std 2 ,Grey main School. 1948.Argo dredge which worked Blackball Creek.Looking down Palmerson Street, Westport, 1951FRANK KENNEDY  - education booklet 1968KENNEDY BROS busJim and Marty Kennedy *PHOTO ALBUM*Jim Kennedy's various photos of buses and cars .Ca.1920/30.*PHOTO ALBUM(Studebaker Commander 6.Thompson Butcher's Morris van.KENNEDY BROS MODEL T FORDKENNEDY BROS WEDDING CARS.Circa 1948.Jim Kennedy medallion Grey wharf with his Melva S alongside, and Lady Luck crossing the bar *PHOTO ALBUM*Karamea 1970s or late 60s? Remains of a boiler from the steamship S.S. Lawrence Five sets of twins at Blacks Point school.Dobson memorialTramway Hotel, Millerton.1972.Glass found in garden.ALBUM - Mawhera Maori Burial Cave,Greymouth. ALBUM - Chemist bottles and Cardboard pill container - Parkinson and Co. Chemist,Greymouth. ALBUM -Two different size  bottles - Irvine Chemist, Reefton.Sophia Mary (Lester) McGrathTHE S.S STAR OF THE SOUTH ASHORE,GREYMOUTH.1884Marsden Road near - 74.Davy Closs,Granny Janet Closs,Aunty Nina,Aunty Jean .Bill and Ethel Menzies from Taylorville.ALBUM - THE EARLY DAYS IN GREYMOUTH.   1860`s.Three Blackball Siblings -  George, Gertrude  and Dorothy 1923/4.Runanga Co-operative Society.1936.H. Hamer's store, Kumara.1936.H. Leggoe's store, Ikamatua.1936.McGregor's store, Waiuta Branch .1936.A.G. Findlay's store, Denniston 1936.S. Ransby's store, Karamea .1936.  Inangahua Store, M.M. Winstanley 1936.Store and hotel, Cronadun, M.S. O'Malley .1936.G. Hawick's store, Market Cross, Karamea .1936.A.G. Kerr's store, Granity .1936.W.D. Armstrong's store, Ngakawau .1936.Article from New Zealand Coal magazine Vol 26, No 4, Summer 1982Express about to depart Greymouth. early 1950s. ALBUM - Peit Groot & Brian Couglan Coal shovelling at Inangauhua A & P show 1995.Grey Main School ,Primer 3, Room 5,1964.Grey Main School , Std 1,Room 14, 1963.Market Day Reefton - We dressed up as "Open all Hours" with Arkwright, Granville, and Nurse Gladys. 4th Jan 1985.Sunset Point has changed over the years due to erosion - Wildfoods Weekend Hokitika. 2009 .

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