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Sections of the Ashhurst Bridge were swept away in the Easter flood of 1895. Prior to the construction of the new bridge in 1909 a punt, as seen in the photograph, was used for crossing the river.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2007N_Ash4_ASH_0752
Title
Ashhurst Bridge after flood damage
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Creation

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Place
Ashhurst Bridge, Ashhurst
Date
1895

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

Taxonomy

Community Tags
flood,
natural disaster,
water,

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