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Title Timaru Harbour Works plan of breakwater : contract no.4 drawing no.2
Scope & Content A single sheet (drawing no.2) from the fourth contract to extend the Timaru Harbour breakwater, 1881 (Timaru Harbour Board drawing no. 438).

Provides a plan, longitudinal section, cross section, and elevation of the proposed extension of 300 feet.

Scale 40' to 1" (plan and longitudinal section) and 8" to 1' (cross section and elevation). Scale bar also given.

Credited "Lyttelton Times, Lith." below the lower right edge of the plan.

The contract was eventually awarded to Jones and Peters contractors for £8305, with a schedule of prices for up to 400 feet (as a result of local lobbying to extend the works further), and was completed in August 1883.
Object Name Plan
Creator Timaru Harbour Board
Date [1881]
Search Terms Timaru Harbour
Timaru Harbour Board
Breakwater, Timaru Harbour
Subjects Harbours
Breakwaters
Construction
Drawings, Contract
Catalogue Number 2000/210.129