Kōrero: Southland region

Invercargill railway yard (2 o 3)

Invercargill railway yard

The 1870s were a boom time for railway building in Southland. Lines were laid to Lake Wakatipu and western Southland, and between Invercargill and Dunedin. By the end of the decade there was plenty of track for steam engines to run on.

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Southland Museum and Art Gallery
Reference: 2002.741

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Transport, power and other advances', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20111/invercargill-railway-yard (accessed 18 May 2022)

He kōrero nā David Grant, updated 1 May 2015