Fluming in Glen Street

Production date
1917
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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
Production date
1917
Collection type
Accession number
352P
System ID
100352
Current Rights
No known copyright restrictions
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Collection of the Waitaki Archive. Id 100352

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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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