Dredger 'Conchita', Mexico, 1894.

Pearson, S, & Son

Dredger 'Conchita', Mexico, 1894.
3 4 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm


Photograph showing a dredger at work in a canal in Mexico. It is an example of a bucket dredger, which works by collecting material from the seabed in a series of scoops before depositing it for disposal elsewhere. Another similar dredger can be seen further along the canal in the distance.

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