Breakwater Construction

Production date
1874
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Building the breakwater, 1874. Preparation - mainly land reclamation at the shore end - began in 1871. First block laid 10 September 1872. Large crane (built by Kincaid and McQueen) arrived 3 August 1873. Railway line to the breakwater completed 1873. By 1874 length of breakwater completed to 300 feet. Labelled Forrester Estate
Production date
1874
Collection type
Collection
Accession number
265P
System ID
100013
Current Rights
No known copyright restrictions
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Archive. Id 100013

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