Story: Economic history

Cliff Street, Lyell, 1900 (1st of 2)

Cliff Street, Lyell, 1900

In 1900 Lyell on the West Coast was a thriving community, its prosperity created by the goldfields close by.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Brian Easton, 'Economic history - First European economies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 October 2021)

Story by Brian Easton, published 11 Mar 2010