Kōrero: Bush trams and other log transport

Ropey and hauled log

Ropey and hauled log

A Northland ropey accompanies a large kauri log. The ropey had to look after the wire ropes and pulleys as the log was dragged along a muddy rut. The heavy hauling rope is in the foreground and the lighter back rope trails behind.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6395 M12396
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/12227/ropey-and-hauled-log (accessed 6 June 2020)

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