Gelignite holes in volcanic rock; Howick & Pakuranga Times; 2017.132.03

Name/Title

Gelignite holes in volcanic rock

About this object

One of the old holes drilled by quarry men last century to fill with gelignite and blow large volcanic boulders apart. Found while constructing the the road from East Tamaki to Ti Rakau bridge.

Maker

Howick & Pakuranga Times

Maker Role

Photographer

Measurements

13 x 20

Object Type

Print, Photographic

Subject and Association Keywords

Volcanic rock

Subject and Association Keywords

Holes

Subject and Association Keywords

Gelignite

Subject and Association Keywords

Quarrying

Subject and Association Keywords

Lichen

Subject and Association Keywords

Construction

Subject and Association Keywords

Road construction

Named Collection

HHV

Object number

2017.132.03

Copyright Licence  

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