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Rimutaka Incline

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

Contains three photocopied newspaper clippings, two of which depict the N.Z. Government line train the cross the Rimutaka Range. The third is an article detailing Jack Chew who at the time [1957] proposed a scenic highway for the Rimutaka Range. The only date specified is ‘By Car Over Rimutaka Incline’, N.Z. Truth, October 15, 1957, p 20 and the subject matter seems to correspond to this date too.


  • Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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