Waipuna Opencast Coal Mine: Rotowaro

Maker
David Bramwell Cook
Production date
Circa 1980s
Description
Taken by commissioned photographer, David Cook. A night time scene that shows the Waipuna Opencast Mine at Rotowaro. A truck with oversize tyres can be seen in the background. There is large machinery with the name "Downer" to the left of the truck. There is a smaller piece of machinery, possibly a bulldozer, to the right of the truck. The area is lit by mounted lights.
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Object detail

Production date
Circa 1980s
Media/Materials
B/W photo, silver gelatin print, mounted on acid-free archival matting board
Measurements
256 x 380mm (Image)
465 x 565mm (Matt)
Department collection type
Credit line
Commissioned Photograph by David Cook:
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1985/97/7

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