Kōrero: Bush trams and other log transport

Wooden trestle viaduct

Wooden trestle viaduct

In steep country, large wooden viaducts were sometimes needed to support bush tramways. Among the more remarkable was the Mangatukutuku Viaduct in the King Country. It was some 30 metres high and allowed trams to haul logs to the mill at Ōngarue.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6497 Tu9

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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/12244/wooden-trestle-viaduct (accessed 23 May 2022)

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