In 19th-century New Zealand, Cobb & Co horse-drawn coaches transported not just people and goods but also information, in the form of mail. As this advertisement explains, the coaches connected with trains to ensure transport coverage in remote areas such as the West Coast of the South Island.
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Canterbury Museum, Canterbury Pilgrims and Early Settlers' Association Collection
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