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1. The Alexandra dredge - the last dredge in the region - front view - 1962

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2. Side view of the Alexandra Dredge

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3. The view from the font showing the bucket line

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4. A photograph opportunity for the last dredge crew

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5. A photograph opportunity for the last dredge crew

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6. The dredge crew at work

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7. Repairs being made to a dredge bucket

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8. The final product being weighed

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9. The main winch block. Sixe winches control the position of the dredge and the elevation of the bucket line.

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10. The trummel - via which the diggings are sorted by size

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11. The dredge being dismantled

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12. The dredge being dismantled

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13. The dredge being dismantled

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14. View across the tailing to the Old Man Range. The last dredge pond on the right.

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15. The dam site buildings with small dredge in foreground

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16. Riverside working area adjacent to Clyde

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17. The small dredge with its pontoon conveyor belt to the digger which transfers the diggings to the river-side conveyor belt

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18. The small dredge lowering the bottom of the river downstream from the dam

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19. Building the conveyor belt to transport the diggings from the small dredge

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20. The completed conveyor belt

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21. The drilling platform (with its four stabiliser legs)

To clear the bootom of the river in this area a drilling platform loosened the bottom rock and a digger transferred the rubble to a barge which then transported it downstream to offload on-shore where Road metals is today.

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22. Downstream from the drilling platform are the barge and digger

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23. The barge with the digger behind

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24. Blasting downstream from the drilling platform

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25. Unloading the barge

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26. Unloading the barge

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27. Unloading the barge

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28. Unloading the barge

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29. Aerial view of the area where the rubble was uunloaded from the barges (in cutting lower left) then transported via conveyor belts across the area

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30. A second aerial view of the unloading area - where Road Metals is today.

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