Millers Flat Bridge
Millers Flat Bridge Road, Millers Flat
List Entry Information
List Entry Status
List Entry Type
Historic Place Category 2
Able to Visit
19th April 1990
Extent of List Entry
Extent includes part of the land described as Legal Road and Legal River, Otago Land District, and the structure known as Millers Flat Bridge thereon. Refer to the extent map tabled at the Heritage New Zealand Board meeting on 11 December 2014.
Central Otago District
Legal Road and Legal River, Otago Land District
Spanning Clutha River.
Robert Hay (1847-1928) was a London-born civil engineer. He arrived in New Zealand in 1865 and worked first for the Provincial Government, and then for David Proudfoot, as an assistant in the construction of the Port Chalmers railway. From 1876 until 1920 he was in private practice, and was engineer for the Taieri and Tuapeka counties, as well as for the Dunedin boroughs of North East Valley, West Harbour, Mornington and St Kilda, and he was consulting engineer to the City of Dunedin. He worked on various water drainage and sewerage works, railways, bridges, as well as hydroelectric and hydraulic installations throughout New Zealand.
Source: Registration Review Report for Alexandra Bridge (Former), Alexandra, Sept 2013.
J & A Andersons Ltd
No biography is currently available for this construction professional
1897 - 1899
24th November 2014
Report Written By
Geoffrey Thornton, Bridging the Gap, Early Bridges in New Zealand 1830-1939, Auckland, 2001
A fully referenced upgrade report is available on request from the Otago/Southalad Area Office of Heritage New Zealand.
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