Awatere Road Rail Bridge 1902 to 2007
Awetere Bridge, Seddon

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Description Distance view of the Awatere bridge 1902. Note the spelling of Awetere in the title.

Taken from the photograph: "Seddon. Looking down the Awatere River to the combined road and rail bridge north of Seddon. The bridge was built on contract for 22,600 pounds and the Blenheim-Seddon line was opened in 1902. Copied 1961, from Dalton Estate, Canvastown."


The huts in the foreground probably housed some of the bridge builders.
Year Range from 1961
Object ID 0000.900.0577
Object Name Photograph
Place Blenheim
Title Awetere Bridge, Seddon
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Last modified on: December 19, 2014