Kōrero: Bush trams and other log transport

A. & G. Price geared locomotive (3 o 3)

A. & G. Price geared locomotive

This was the ultimate geared locomotive to be designed and manufactured in New Zealand. Built by A. & G. Price at Thames in 1936, this ‘E’ type is working on the Matahina tramway, Bay of Plenty, in near-new condition. The tramway had one of the longest log hauls in New Zealand (31 kilometres), and this snappy machine provided the requisite power and speed.

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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/12235/a-g-price-geared-locomotive (accessed 25 July 2024)

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