Story: Rural workers

Horse-drawn wagon

Horse-drawn wagon

A team of seven Clydesdales takes a corner on Taylor Pass, which connects the Awatere River valley with Blenheim. The wagon was carrying wool bales to Blenheim, around 1900 – probably from one of the sheep runs in the valley.

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Carl Walrond, 'Rural workers - On the road', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17214/horse-drawn-wagon (accessed 29 September 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008