Kōrero: Bush trams and other log transport

Early logging truck

Early logging truck

Trucks were not used for carrying logs until after the First World War, when soldiers returned from the muddy battlefields of Flanders. This huge kauri log has been loaded on to one of Hamilton and Jones’s Republic trucks at Hikutaia, near Thames, about 1930.

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Private collection, L. R. Young Collection

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paul Mahoney, 'Bush trams and other log transport - Roads and trucks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12250/early-logging-truck (accessed 25 July 2024)

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