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The West Coast Gold Rush


#1

The West Coast gold rush was initially focussed on areas rich in alluvial gold around Hokitika. As it developed it moved further north and inland as gold-bearing reefs were discovered in the Grey River/Mawheranui, Buller and Inangahua valleys.


#2

That’s an amazing article. lots of interesting info and great photographs.


#3

looks like a big line of ginger nuts


#4

And what about this beast from Hokitika.

Puts Tony the Viking to shame! Choice

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#5

Looks like a mansion.


#6

floating gin palace. plenty of dancing poles,


#7

That’s an impressive dredging tail there


#8

Yeh a floating gin palace. We could all live there and have a GOLD of a time.

:beers:

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