Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa: Part 2

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Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa: Part 1

Frtis, hard at work.

Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa: Part 1
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa: Part 1
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa: Part 1
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa: Part 1
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa: Part 1
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa: Part 1
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa: Part 1
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa: Part 1

The “before” of a train carriage, before it gets restored.

Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa: Part 1

The “after” on the left. And the “before”—well, it’s obvious, isn’t it?

Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa

Denis explaining that the carriage doensn’t have a crumple zone, which means that in an accident, all the railways cars of this nature would crash into each other like an accordion. Thatw wouldn’t be the case for this wagon, however, as it wasn’t originally a passenger coach but instead for rescue.

Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
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Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa: Part 1
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa
Bay of Islands Vintage Railway, Kawakawa