Location #310 - Dredge Pond. Lower Smith's Gully, Smith's Creek, east of the school ground.
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|1||c1900||Smith's Gully and Bannockburn Deep Lead Dredging Co Ltd||Details|
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|Note||Date||Short Description||Note Text|
|3111||c1900||General note.||The dredge pond was created for the construction of a dredge for the Smith's Gully and Bannockburn Deep Lead Dredging Co Ltd.|
|3112||1870-80||Area used to be worked by Mr Charles Lawrence||The area of location #310 began as part of a claim which was worked by Charles Lawrence - see location #218.|
|3113||1900||General note.||The Smith's Gully and Bannockburn Deep Lead Dredging Company reworked part of the sluicing area to construct their dredge.|
|3114||1901||Company goes into liquidation.||The dredge pontoons were constructed by Mr Donald and his team of shipwrights. However, the dredging company was in liquidation by October.|
|3115||1903||Dredge pontoons purchased by the Rising Sun Dredging Company.||The dredge pontoons were purchased by the Rising Sun Dredging Company in February. They were transported to Lowburn on the Clutha River and launched.|
|3116||1923||Suggestion that the dredge pond be converted into a swimming pool.||The school teacher, Mr B F Simonsen suggested to the school committee that the dredge pond be converted into a swimming pool - see location #433.|
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|Image Id||Source||Date||Short Description|
|465||Miss A Parcell Collection||1900||Location #310 - Dredge Construction Site - looking south east||View Image|
|1015||Paul Crump - Bannockburn||1900||Dredge Construction Site - location #310. Smith's Creek and Bannockburn Deep Lead Dredging Company dredge||View Image|