Kōrero: Southland region

Coal train, Ōtautau (3 o 3)

Coal train, Ōtautau

In 1882, a privately owned railway line was extended from Wairio, just north of Ōtautau, to Nightcaps, the site of coal mining from 1880. In the early 2000s, this stretch was part of one of the few Southland lines still working.

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Southland Museum and Art Gallery
Reference: 84.542

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

David Grant, 'Southland region - Transport, power and other advances', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20112/coal-train-otautau (accessed 18 May 2022)

He kōrero nā David Grant, updated 1 May 2015