Kōrero: Roads

Horse-drawn grader (1 o 3)

Horse-drawn grader

A grader pulled by a team of horses scrapes the mud off a road. Graders helped to form the road surface prior to the application of road metal (crushed stones). Even horse-drawn graders could achieve the same results as many men with shovels and wheelbarrows.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-103439: F

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Carl Walrond, 'Roads - Building roads', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23301/horse-drawn-grader (accessed 21 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Mar 2016