Kōrero: Bush trams and other log transport

Corkscrew railway

Corkscrew railway

Photographed in 1923, this section of the Taupo Totara Timber Company line was known as ‘the corkscrew’. The track climbed more than 300 metres to the Wau Wau saddle, south of Putaruru.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Albert Percy Godber Collection (PA-Group-00048)
Reference: APG-1260-1/2; G
Photograph by Albert Percy Godber

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 - Curves, trestles and inclines', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12242/corkscrew-railway (accessed 18 May 2022)

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