Bridge at Ongaroto, over the Waikato River
Bridge at Ongaroto, over the Waikato River. Broad side view of a laminated timber arch bridge. Photograph taken between 1905 and 1935 by an unidentified photographer.
Source of descriptive information - Notes on print. Description of structure, and Historical notes, from Lowe, Peter. 'Fulton, James Edward 1854 - 1928'. Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, updated 7 April 2006. URL: http://www.dnzb.govt.nz/ Accessed 20 November 3006.
This bridge was built as part of the Taupo Totara Timber Company's narrow-guage railway project from Putaruru south for approximately 50 miles to Mokai. The engineer-designer for this project was James Edward Fulton. Construction was completed in 1905. It was replaced with a steel bridge in 1935.
Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).
Physical Description: Resin-coated paper print, 16.1 x 21.7 cm
Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format: 1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Resin-coated paper print, 16.1 x 21.7 cm, Orientation: Horizontal imageSee original record
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