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A road was constructed through the Gorge in 1871-1872, as seen on the left, and the rail line on the right opened in 1891. This early photograph of the Manawatu Gorge shows the junction of the Manawatu and Pohongina Rivers. Ashhurst village can be seen in the background.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011N_Go4_004688
Title
Manawatu Gorge, Ashhurst end
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Go 4
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Manawatu
Date
circa 1910

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Tags
ashhurst,
gorge,
manawatu gorge,
photographs,
railways,
waterways,
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