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Inscription on reverse reads: “15-5-63”

The shingle road, northern approach to the Opiki toll bridge. Twin brick towers support steel cables which support the bridge. In the left background is the chimney of the then demolished flour mill. The twin towers have inscribed panels on them each telling of the history of the bridge.

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Northern Approach to the Opiki Toll Bridge

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