Kōrero: Bridges and tunnels

Hutt River bridge, 1855

Hutt River bridge, 1855

This lithograph shows the first truss bridge in New Zealand, built in 1847. The triangular wooden trusses hold up the deck. Soon after this image was made, the bridge was lost in a flood.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-109-055

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Bridges and tunnels - Types of bridges', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/23635/hutt-river-bridge-1855 (accessed 6 December 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010