Mokihinui Rex (C4)

Mokihinui River and the shipwreck of the SS Lawrence and a trainwreck along the Chasm Creek track, West Coast New Zealand.

GPS shipwreck SS Lawrence:  -41.523189° 171.935014

GPS Trainwreck: -41.543438° 171.976528°

Some history of the Mokihinui/Seddonville area: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/culture/seddonville/coal-discovery

Mokihinui Wrecks overview

Mokihinui Wrecks overview

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Mid-tide waves washing over the SS Lawrence.

Mid-tide waves washing over the SS Lawrence (2/2013 photo).

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Info page about the shipwreck SS Lawrence, posted on the wall of the Mokihinui pub.

Info page about the shipwreck SS Lawrence, posted on the wall of the Mokihinui pub.

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Mid-tide at the wreck of the SS Lawrence, Mokihinui.

Mid-tide at the wreck of the SS Lawrence, Mokihinui.

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1891 shipwreck of the SS Lawrence

1891 shipwreck of the SS Lawrence

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Shipwreck SS Lawrence at low tide on Mokihinui beach.

Shipwreck SS Lawrence at low tide on Mokihinui beach. (2013 photo)

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The 1891 shipwreck of the SS Lawrence on Mokihinui Beach New Zealand.

The 1891 shipwreck of the SS Lawrence on Mokihinui Beach New Zealand.

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The HUGE boiler of the SS Lawrence shipwreck at Mokihinui.

The HUGE boiler of the SS Lawrence shipwreck at Mokihinui.

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Mokihinui Beach and the shipwreck.

Mokihinui Beach and the shipwreck.

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Mokihinui River mouth looking inland.

Mokihinui River mouth looking inland.

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Chasm Creek Walkway:

Signed start of the Chasm Creek Walkway.

Signed start of the Chasm Creek Walkway.

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Historic abandoned railroad tunnel along the Chasm Creek walkway.

Historic abandoned railroad tunnel along the Chasm Creek walkway.

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Delapidated bridge along the Chasm Creek walkway.

Delapidated bridge along the Chasm Creek walkway.

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Nice views of the Mokihinui River from the Chasm Creek Walkway.

Nice views of the Mokihinui River from the Chasm Creek Walkway.

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The mysterious train wreck in the Mokihinui River at Chasm Creek.

The mysterious train wreck in the Mokihinui River at Chasm Creek.

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A huge boulder that has fallen into the train wreckage above the Mokihinui.

A huge boulder that has fallen into the train wreckage above the Mokihinui.

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Eroded train cars under the Mokihinui River along the Chasm Creek walkway.

Eroded train cars under the Mokihinui River along the Chasm Creek walkway.

Eroded train cars under the Mokihinui River along the Chasm Creek walkway.

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One Response to “Mokihinui Rex (C4)”

  1. Alysha Rowe Says:

    Gorgeous photos

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