Awatere Road Rail Bridge 1902 to 2007
Awatere Bridge

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Record 10/24
Copyright Marlborough Museum - Marlborough Historical Society Inc
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Collection MHS (unaccessioned) Photographs
Photographer Macey, William Henry
Description View of the Awatere road rail bridge 1902.

Taken from the photograph: "The bridge across the Awatere River near Seddon. This bridge was built at a cost of 22,500 pounds and completed about 1902. Previous to this being erected the Awatere River took a severe toll of life at its various fords.
Copied from Cyclopedia of Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast.

Photograph shows a man, probably W.H. Macey, standing looking towards the river at the entrance of the bridge. Date on the photograph 10.10.02 : 10 October 1902.
Year Range from 1960
Year range to 1969
Object ID 0000.900.0580
Object Name Photograph
Title Awatere Bridge
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Last modified on: December 19, 2014