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Re: Piha Tramway Redux. (for Jack and Charlie)

July 14, 2017 08:59AM avatar
These are such fun pictures, Chris. Thank you for sharing them. New Zealand seems to have had more than its share of cute little tramways.


> Flax being harvested to make Hemp ropes; this has
> a local connection for me since I have several
> hundred metres of rail from that flax tram here on
> my own tramway.

I was confused by this at first, because the plants they're harvesting look nothing like the Old World flax plant (Linum usitatissimum) from which linen cloth is made, but then I realized that you were referring (of course!) to the New Zealand flax plant (Phormium tenax).

-Philip Marshall
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