Story: Bush trams and other log transport

Johnston 16-wheeler (1st of 3)

Johnston 16-wheeler

Although steam-powered and geared locomotives were initially imported from the United States, New Zealanders quickly developed their own versions. This Johnston 16 wheeler was built in Invercargill for the Glenham Sawmilling Company in 1910.

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Paul Mahoney, 'Bush trams and other log transport - Lokeys, bogies and rail tractors', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2023)

Story by Paul Mahoney, published 24 Sep 2007