Story: Bush trams and other log transport

Page 8. Bush transport yarns

When we invited people to send in stories about their experiences in the bush, it was not surprising that a number wrote about different types of bush transport. Here is a selection.

What's your story?

The big bang

The big bang

Teenager Bill Bellman witnessed a dramatic way to get a bulldozer out of the mud.

A lot of bull

A lot of bull

Margaret Beumelburg and her friends secretly used a jigger to travel into the forest – until they were scared off.

Goodbye to the bush

Goodbye to the bush

Elizabeth Ward writes about her father Frank. He was skilled at building bridges for bush trams, and wrote a poem about the life.

How to cite this page:

Paul Mahoney, 'Bush trams and other log transport - Bush transport yarns', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/bush-trams-and-other-log-transport/page-8 (accessed 4 December 2020)

Story by Paul Mahoney, published 24 Sep 2007