Young Australian (F10)

The Young Australian 1875 gold-mining water wheel, off the Nevis Road above Bannockburn, part of the Otago Goldfields. New Zealand.

GPS: -45.167525° 169.078019°

Blog entry about the Carrick water race: http://thefieldofgold.blogspot.com/2011/05/carrick-water-race.html

Young Australian waterwheel map 1

Young Australian waterwheel map 1

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Young Australian waterwheel map 2

Young Australian waterwheel map 2

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Young Australian waterwheel map 3

Young Australian waterwheel map 3

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Duffers Saddle trig, the start of the Young Australian waterwheel route.

Duffers Saddle trig, the start of the Young Australian waterwheel route.

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Overlooking Lake Dunstan from the ridge road past the Duffers trig atop the Nevis Road.

Overlooking Lake Dunstan from the ridge road past the Duffers trig atop the Nevis Road.

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Young Australian waterwheel on lower right, Carricks Water race across the middle hill, and Lake Dunstan in the upper left.

Young Australian waterwheel on lower right, Carricks Water race across the middle hill, and Lake Dunstan in the upper left.

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Young Australian 1875 waterwheel as seen from the Duffers Ridge road.

Young Australian 1875 waterwheel as seen from the Duffers Ridge road.

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The middle-of-nowhere waterwheel.

The middle-of-nowhere waterwheel.

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DoC sign for Young Australian waterwheel access...and the Carrick water race crosses the road here too.

DoC sign for Young Australian waterwheel access…and the Carrick water race crosses the road here too.

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Close-up of the 1875 Young Australian overshot waterwheel.

Close-up of the 1875 Young Australian overshot waterwheel.

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Info plaque at the Young Australian.

Info plaque at the Young Australian.

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Mining cabin ruins near the Young Australian water wheel

Mining cabin ruins near the Young Australian water wheel

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Mining cabin ruins near the Young Australian water wheel.

Mining cabin ruins near the Young Australian water wheel.

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The 1874-built Carrick water race.

The 1874-built Carrick water race.

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The Carrick water race

The Carrick water race

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Curving Carrick water race just a bit west of the Nevis Road.

Curving Carrick water race just a bit west of the Nevis Road.

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