Kōrero: Bush trams and other log transport

Davidson chain-and-sprocket geared locomotive (2 o 3)

Davidson chain-and-sprocket geared locomotive

The Davidson locomotives were built using boilers from New Zealand Railways trains. This is one of the 1908 models, standing almost complete in the Davidson yard at Hokitika. Davidsons were designed to work on both wooden and steel rails.

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Private collection
Photograph by B. Thiem

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paul Mahoney, 'Bush trams and other log transport - Lokeys, bogies and rail tractors', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12234/davidson-chain-and-sprocket-geared-locomotive (accessed 25 July 2024)

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