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Bush tramway showing wooden rails, at Akatarawa, Price's Bush, circa 1903, 1903

Reference Number: APG-1357-1/2-F

Bush tramway line through Price's Bush in the Akatarawa Valley, showing wooden railway track. An unidentified man is standing in the distance on a bend on the railway line. The banks along the line are covered in native ferns, some low bush, with large trees in the background. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber circa 1903. This image is a film negative taken by Godber, from an original print in Godber Album Vol 106, p 7 (PA1-q-100)

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes, related to Thomas Price, Akatarawa, Price's Bush, Ferns, Timber industry - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Logging railways, Native forest and Railways - Track.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Film negative 17.25 x 11.25 cm. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Price's Bush was an area owned and milled by Thomas Price (1838-1906), who owned milling operations in Lower Hutt and Petone. Identification of place and date from Godber Acquisitions Register (Photographic Archives)

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

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