Railway Bridge, Waikanae stream, Gisborne

Ellerbeck, Lawrence Anderson
Ellerbeck Studio
Current rights
Public Domain
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Object detail

About this object
Postcard view of a railway bridge over Waikanae stream, Gisborne, possibly taken in 1910.

The bridge crosses the Taruheru River. The photograph has been taken from the bank of the river. Part of the structure of the bridge has been washed away, leaving the railway line suspended in the air.

Cottages are located on the opposite bank of the river.

Photographer, Lawrence Anderson Ellerbeck.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Postcard with a black and white photograph.
Height x Width: 87 x 138mm
Ellerbeck Studio Gisborne, Embossed, Embossed
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 8061
Credit Line
gifted by Pauline Schwabe
Other number(s)
m98/21, 8061, 81327


Public comments

The bridge is across the Waikanae Stream, not the Taruheru River

- Dudley L Meadows posted 4 years ago.

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