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Bridge at Ongaroto, over the Waikato River, [between 1905-1935]

Reference Number: PAColl-5521-19

Bridge at Ongaroto, over the Waikato River. Broad side view of a laminated timber arch bridge. Photograph taken between 1905 and 1935 by an unidentified photographer.

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1 image, related to Ongaroto and Bridges - New Zealand - Waikato Region.

Part of:
Young, L R: Photographs, including ones of Great Barrier Island and the timber industry, Reference Number PAColl-5521 (32 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Resin-coated paper print, 16.1 x 21.7 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: This bridge was built as part of the Taupo Totara Timber Company's narrow-guage railway project from Putaruru south for approximately 50 miles to Mokai. The engineer-designer for this project was James Edward Fulton. Construction was completed in 1905. It was replaced with a steel bridge in 1935.

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