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Post  TonyK on Mon 3 May - 17:48

Crown Lynn and Amalgamated Brick and Pipe factories, and clay pits, New Lynn, Waitakere City, Auckland - Aerial view of Crown Lynn Potteries Ltd (left, above middle) and Amalgamated Brick and Pipe Company (left, bottom) factories, and clay pits, New Lynn, Waitakere City, Auckland. Clark Street on left. Astley Avenue at top. Margan Avenue at right. Photograph taken 11 July 1968 by Whites Aviation.

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New Lynn, Waitakere City, Auckland, with Crown Lynn and Amalgamated Brick and Pipe factories - Aerial view of New Lynn, Waitakere City, Auckland, with Crown Lynn Potteries Ltd (left), Amalgamated Brick and Pipe Company (right of centre), and clay pits behind. Clark Street runs diagonally from bottom left. Photograph taken 11 July 1968 by Whites Aviation.  
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Post  Ev on Mon 3 May - 17:56

Awesome Tony!!
The clay pits are fascinating!
I can see the railway line nearby so the clay I have will be very similar.
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Post  Ev on Thu 6 May - 17:17

Thanks for the dates and info Tony.
It is very possible that a flora and fauna plaque made it's way over to Amalgamated in 1969 then Suspect
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