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Bell Hill mill tramway
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Johnson steam locomotive of Bell Hill mill tramway
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Nyberg steam hauler, locomotive and workers
Track gauge 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)

Bell Hill mill tramway was a bush railway at Bell Hill in the Moana Region of the Grey District on the West Coast of New Zealand. The tramway with a track gauge of 3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm) was used in the 1910s.


  • The Johnson locomotive was built in Invercargill in 1906.

Further Literature

  • Daniel Reese: Was It All Cricket? George Allen and Unwin Ltd, 1948, London.
  • John Orchard: A Short History of Sawmilling in the Nydia Bay Area. In: Journal of the Nelson and Marlborough Historical Societies, Volume 2, Issue 1, 1987
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