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Looking down the Waimakariri Gorge towards the Southern Alps
Much of the gorge is followed by the Midland line. The Waimakariri Gorge Bridge was built in 1876 by William Stokes. Until the early 1930s, it carried the Oxford Branch railway line connecting Oxford and Sheffield.
- "The Waimakariri Gorge Bridge". Christchurch City Libraries. Retrieved 23 September 2011.
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