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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.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2008N_HARDING_ASH_1332
Title
Ashhurst Bridge construction
Held In
Community Archives
Relation
CA: Harding; Public Photograph Collection Ash 29
Date
1908 to 1909

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Creation

Created By
Place
Manawatu River, Ashhurst, Manawatu

Object rights

Taxonomy

Tags
1900s,
ashhurst,
black and white,
bridge,
bridges and waterways,
construction,
manawatu river,
photographs,
water,
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