Napier to Gisborne Railway Line, Kopuawhara

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Photograph of the Napier to Gisborne Railway Line at Kopuawhara, thought to have been taken in the aftermath of the 1938 flash flood at Kopuawhara, near Māhia. The photograph records the process of reconstructing part of the line. In the midground, part of the hillside beneath the track has collapsed leaving the line suspended in mid air. A crane and the entrance to a tunnel is visible further down the line.

Photographer, unknown.
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Black and white photograph glued to a piece of card.
Height x Width: 64 x 92mm
Height x Width: 67 x 95mm
Subject period
Subject date
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 3425 j
Credit Line
gifted by Dr Harold Berry
Other number(s)
m65/51, 3425j, 81997


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