Kōrero: Walking tracks

Milford Track work gang (2 o 3)

Milford Track work gang

Once McKinnon had established the route, the track developed quickly. For a time, prisoners were used to cut the track. Shown at work in 1893, this prison gang under Edward Price (far left) cut the route along the Arthur River towards Lake Ada.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-066563; F

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Jock Phillips, 'Walking tracks - Walking for recreation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12819/milford-track-work-gang (accessed 1 October 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Apr 2016