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More Info →Upper Manawatu Gorge bridge, near Woodville

The Gorge road opened in 1872, and in 1875 the Government established a tollhouse at the Woodville end when the bridge was built, around which a small settlement grew. In 1912 tolls were abolished, the tollhouse was demolished and the small settlement disappeared.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011N_Go20_004698
Title
Upper Manawatu Gorge bridge, near Woodville
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Go 20
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
Tararua District
Date
1890s

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Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

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