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Penciled on back: “Moutoa Bridge over Manawatu River 1924.”

See book – ‘From Bush & Swamp’, pages 74-76. First Shannon bridge over Manawatu River. Built 1908 at the former ferry crossing. Badly damaged by flooding 1924. Replacement built further north 1928.

An oval photograph showing three women crossing the Manawatu River via the Shannon Motoa Bridge in 1919. The three women have been identified as Mary and Jessie Cameron and Margaret Law.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

See also 1977.031.0006

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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Moutoa Bridge, Shannon

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1919,
bridge transport,
bridges,
hhs mounted photograph collection,
horse and gig costume,
jessie cameron,
margaret law,
mary cameron,
shannon,
women,
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