Kōrero: Bush trams and other log transport

Sniping logs (1 o 3)

Sniping logs

To make it easier to skid logs along the bush floor, bushmen would cut large logs into smaller lengths and then round or ‘snipe’ the ends. This made the logs run more smoothly over rough ground, or down a chute. This bushman is sniping a log at Martin’s Bush, Ahuroa, near Warkworth in 1928.

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The Kauri Museum, Matakohe, Tudor Collins Collection
Reference: K_1993_224_864_2
Photograph by Tudor Collins

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paul Mahoney, 'Bush trams and other log transport - Skidding and hauling', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12223/sniping-logs (accessed 25 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Paul Mahoney, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007