Story: Rural workers

Roadmen

Roadmen

Taranaki road workers stop and pose for the camera, around 1910. Known as Turnbull’s Gang, they were building a road using shovels, picks and a wheelbarrow.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, James McAllister Collection (PAColl-3054)
Reference: 1/2-021078; C
Photograph by James McAllister

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:

Carl Walrond, 'Rural workers - On the road', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17215/roadmen (accessed 24 January 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008