Kōrero: Roads

Breaking rocks (3 o 3)

Breaking rocks

Workers break large rocks into smaller pieces using sledgehammers. The cart in the background is delivering the large rocks to the road surface ahead. The crushed rock formed the road’s foundation. It was slow, hard work.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Northwood Collection (PA-Group-00027)
Reference: F-1572-10x8

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Roads - Building roads', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23303/breaking-rocks (accessed 24 February 2020)

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