The Ghosts of Moonlight Creek

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Pics of gold miners and old gold-mining settlements in S Island esp at Moonlight and Arrowtown.

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Water races were channels cut across a hillside bringing water from streams to places where gold was mined. This one is on the Old Woman Range in Central Otago. Central Otago’s open tussock lands lacked trees, which was problematic for miners – . Science Images, Central Otago, Local History, Science And Nature, Ancestry, Ghosts, Moonlight, Monument Valley, Old Things

Water race

Water races were channels cut across a hillside bringing water from streams to places where gold was mined. This one is on the Old Woman Range in Central Otago. Central Otago’s open tussock lands lacked trees, which was problematic for miners – ...

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