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Typed on piece of paper glued to back: “Wellington to Manawatu railway line 1890 railway bridge at Otaki.”

Stamped on back with black ink – Horowhenua Historical Society. Acc. No. 148 Date 11.1.80

Used in book – ‘Horowhenua County and its People’, page 121, with caption - Otaki railway bridge, c.1886. Foot-travellers usually picked their way across it; wheeled traffic used fords marked by poles. NZR.

An unknown man sits on a log and looks at the railway bridge over Otaki River, c.1886. Foot travellers usually picked their way across this bridge while wheeled traffic used fords in the river which were marked by poles.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

Used in book – ‘Horowhenua County and its People’, page 121

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Railway bridge over Otaki River

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