Kōrero: Bush trams and other log transport

Bush tram viaduct

Bush tram viaduct

Rails were a major way of transporting logs, and often required long and fairly shaky viaducts. This example on the West Coast carried logs from Lake Haupiri up to the Bell Hill mill, inland from Greymouth.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, West Coast Historical and Mechanical Society Collection
Reference: 1/2-060038

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paul Mahoney, 'Bush trams and other log transport - Bush tramways', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12229/bush-tram-viaduct (accessed 23 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Paul Mahoney, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007