Story: Bush trams and other log transport

Chevrolet jigger (3rd of 3)

Chevrolet jigger

This jigger at Ōngarue was converted from a brand-new 1926 Chevrolet convertible, for use by the manager of the timber mill. It was common to extend the running board into a bogie (small cart) in front.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Albert Percy Godber Collection (PA-Group-00048)
Reference: 1/2-019253; G
Photograph by Albert Percy Godber

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Paul Mahoney, 'Bush trams and other log transport - Lokeys, bogies and rail tractors', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 December 2023)

Story by Paul Mahoney, published 24 Sep 2007