Kōrero: Whanganui region

Whanganui town bridge, around 1904 (1 o 2)

Whanganui town bridge, around 1904

From its opening in 1871, Whanganui’s town bridge was the main link to its hinterland in the south-east. These wagons loaded with wool bales are lining up to cross to the town and the riverside wharves, from which the wool would be shipped overseas.

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Whanganui Regional Museum
Reference: W/TB/107

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Forging a region, 1870s–1920s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19035/whanganui-town-bridge-around-1904 (accessed 13 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015