Preserved wharf crane

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DB Thats-Me on December 8, 2011

Re-located from Aotea wharf, this has been preserved as a reminder of bye-gone era. Erected in 1998, it had to be hastily dismantled in 2002 when a vessel collided with one of the supporting legs. Originally set at 90 Deg to the dock-side, the local winds broke it free of the 'slewing locks' and set it at the angle it is today. (Easier to work with nature than against it).

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  • Uploaded on July 30, 2007
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    by DB Thats-Me
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot S30
    • Taken on 2002/11/29 09:42:16
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1000)
    • Focal Length: 12.28mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash