Story: East Coast places

Train line at Ōtoko

Train line at Ōtoko

This bend in the train line to Moutohorā at the settlement of Ōtoko, 52 km north-west of Gisborne, was photographed some time between 1910 and 1930. In 2011 the Ōtoko walkway followed 5 km of the former rail track.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Price Collection
Reference: 1/2-000339-G
Photograph by William Archer Price

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast places - Waikohu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/33543/train-line-at-otoko (accessed 12 August 2020)

Story by Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015