Pics of gold miners and old gold-mining settlements in S Island esp at Moonlight and Arrowtown.
miner's hut, Arrowtown
Gabriel's Gully, site of first major gold strike in S Island, nr Dunedin
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gold mining settlement
Chinese gold miners
Miner with horse and dog
water race, sluicing at Moonlight
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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 – ...
miner and horse
gold miners on trail
miner's hut, Moonlight
sluicing at Moonlight