Kōrero: Freight and warehousing

Getting wool to the coast

Getting wool to the coast

A driver and his seven Clydesdales transport wool to the coast around 1900. They’re shown here on a reasonably dry road, rounding a corner on Taylor Pass, which connects the Awatere River valley with Blenheim. From there the wool would travel by ship to Britain.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-049602; F

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Matthew Wright and Megan Cook , 'Freight and warehousing - International freight and warehousing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24072/getting-wool-to-the-coast (accessed 20 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Matthew Wright and Megan Cook , i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010