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This was the second Ashhurst Bridge to cross the Manawatu River at the lower end of the Manawatu Gorge. The first was washed away in 1895 and due to disputes its replacement was not opened until 1909. It was replaced in 1969 by a concrete structure.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
CA: Harding; Public Photograph Collection Ash 37
Date
circa 1909
Digitisation ID
2008N_HARDING _ASH_1334
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1900s,
ashhurst,
ashhurst bridge,
black and white,
bridge,
photographs,
water,
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