Location #330 - Chair (Clutha River) About 800m downstream from the junction of the Kawarau and Clutha rivers.
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|1||c1929||The Cornish Point Gold Mining Company||Details|
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|3153||c1929||General notes.||The Cornish Point Gold Mining Company was a Dunedin based syndicate formed to tunnel for gold on Cornish Point. To gain access to the site for their workers and materials, they constructed a chair from below the Cromwell railway area across to Cornish Point. The company operated for around 6 years, and employed up to 6 workers, until returns proved too low and work was suspended in 1935.|
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