Kōrero: West Coast places

Train near Seddonville, 1968 (2 o 3)

Train near Seddonville, 1968

The amount of freight on the Seddonville line declined in the mid-20th century, but in the 1960s there was still a daily train to the Mōkihinui mine. One of the last steam locomotives to work in the region, this Ww 571 is pulling a mixed load of coal and timber across Chasm Creek in the Mōkihinui gorge. The track was closed in 1981, and this section is now part of the Chasm Creek walkway.

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Photograph by Graeme McClare

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Simon Nathan, 'West Coast places - Buller coal towns', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/20956/train-near-seddonville-1968 (accessed 14 April 2024)

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