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Handwritten botton of original, as caption: “Cutting the drain on Stuckey’s side of the Mill paddock to divert Styles Creek directly into the Makahika River. 29.10.14”

Stamped on back with black ink – Horowhenua Historical Society. Acc. No. Date

An enlargement of the lower photograph in the composite 2000.018.0308 showing an unidentified man cutting a drain 1914. The caption beneath the photograph reads: “Cutting the drain on Stuckey’s side of the mill padock to divert Styles Creek directly into the Makahika River. 29.10.14”

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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Diverting Styles Creek, 1914

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