The Devil’s Elbow is a particularly winding section of State Highway 2 between Whirinaki and Tūtira. This 1905 photograph shows a group of travellers crossing a stream at the bottom of the elbow. This section of road has been straightened at various intervals but still requires a slow approach and liberal use of brakes.
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