Oamaru Harbour

Production date
Circa 1873
See full details

Object detail

Description
"Start of Breakwater Oamaru 1871". (Photograph probably dates from 1873.) First block laid on 10 September 1872. Preparation - mainly land restoration at the shore end - began in 1871. Large crane (built by Kincaid and McQueen) arrived 3 August 1873. Railway line to breakwater completed in 1873. By 1874 length of breakwater had been completed to 300 feet.
Production date
Circa 1873
Collection type
Media/materials
Glass plate negative
Measurements
H 120mm x L 163mm
Accession number
1928P
System ID
102094
Current Rights
No known copyright restrictions
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Archive. Id 102094

Share

My shortlist

Subject auto tags

Explore other objects by colour

Public comments

Be the first to comment on this object record.

Google reCaptchaThis site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.