Photograph [Rail-tractor]; [?]; c1950; CT86.1832a4

Name/Title

Photograph [Rail-tractor]

About this object

Photograph; a black and white photograph of a Fleming Timber Co rail-tractor, climbing with empty 'bogies' along the range separating Tautuku and Fleming River catchments. Note the chaff bags - chaff was used for feeding bush horses. Dated 1950, driver Jim Ollerenshaw.

The original photograph has been digitised. A digital image and copy print are available for research access.

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, The Catlins

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

Photographer

Date Made

c1950

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten on reverse: 'Rail-tractor of Fleming Timber / Company climbing with empty / bogies along range separating / Tautuku/Fleming River catchments. / Note chaff bags: chaff used for / feeding bush horses. / Driver: Jim Ollerenshaw / c. 1950'

Format

Photograph

Object Type

photograph

Subject and Association Keywords

railroad engineering and operation, local and light railways

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object number

CT86.1832a4

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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