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The house across the creek was built by Frank Arbon (a retired sea captain). As the road ended at Digger's Creek Mr Arbon had to cross the creek to access his house. The County Council built an access road when Arbon refused to pay his rates. Arbon had the first car in Pohangina Valley.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Poh3
Date
unknown
Digitisation ID
2014N_Poh3_007779
Held In
Coolstore

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photographs,
river,
rural towns and life,
stream,
transport,
water,
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