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The piles being lowered into position during the construction of the second Ashhurst Bridge, which crossed 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
Relation
CA: Harding; Public Photograph Collection Ash 28
Date
circa 1908
Digitisation ID
2008N_HARDING_ASH_1337
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Taxonomy

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