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Upper Gorge Bridge, Manawatu Gorge

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The 'Upper Gorge' bridge was completed at the Woodville end of the Gorge in 1875, with a toll gate to collect revenue for the maintenance of the road. The wooden bridge, built of heart totara, was replaced in 1931 allowing for two-way traffic. To the left of the picture can be seen the Toll Keeper's house.

Identification

Object type
Postcard
Digitisation ID
2011P_Go34_005054
Title
Upper Gorge Bridge, Manawatu Gorge
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Go 34
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

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Place
Tararua District
Date
1909

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Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

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