Fluming in Glen Street

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Fluming in Glen Street, taking water to the Oamaru Borough Council power house in Cross/ Chelmer Streets, late 1917.Water, obtained from the Waitaki River via a 27 mile open race, was used to generate power at the Oamaru Borough Council's power house in Cross St. (Two of the gentlemen could be Alex Ross and Jack McNarry?) MM63
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Collection of the Waitaki Archive. Id 100352




The wooden pipe is the PENSTOCK diverting water from the FALLING MAINS the two cast iron pipes running left to right - these iron pipes were installed 1879

- Bruce Comfort

Posted on 01-07-2020 09:52:20


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