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Railway construction camp, Taranaki, [ca 1905]

Reference Number: 1/1-010062-G

Railway construction camp, Taranaki. Shows a group of workers' tents mounted beside a railway line, surrounded by burnt off bush. To the left, a train is stopped beside a large shed. A fence runs along both sides of the railroad. In the background, the base of Mt Taranaki (Mt Egmont) is faintly visible through mist. Photograph taken circa 1905, by James McAllister.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Taranaki Region, Clearing of land - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Tents - New Zealand - Taranaki Region, Railways - Design and construction and Railways - New Zealand - Taranaki Region - Trains.

Part of:
McAllister, James, 1869-1952 :Negatives of Stratford and Taranaki district, Reference Number PAColl-3054 (306 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures385. Railways. Construction. 1905.(PFP-029871)

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