Kevin Nolan drives a dray and horses across the Haast River in October 1940 – the usual way to cross unbridged rivers in those days. It was a hazardous way of transporting supplies and people, but it was to be more than 20 years before a one-way bridge was built across the Haast River.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Publicity Studios Collection
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