Sluicings - Menzies Dam - 1868
Menzies and David Stewart built this stone-faced earth dam to supply
water the sluicings.
Water was the source of many arguments. In some cases the water
suppliers thought the water continued to belong to
them even after it had been used. Miners thought they had bought the
water and could sell it on to downstream users.
The networks of catchwaters above and races below the dams could be
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