Wellington to Manawatu,
via Horowhenua..........by rail
and the men that helped make it happen
(by no means a complete list)
WH LEVIN, W HUTCHISON, J NATHAN, WTL TRAVERS, J PLIMMER, JSM THOMPSON, GV SHANNON, J WOODWARD, S BROWN, Jas LOCKIE, A YOUNG, J GEAR, WS MARCHBANKS, IZARD, JH WALLACE, J BULL, HC WILSON, WHITTEM, CHEW, T MCKENZIE, HF LOGAN, Sir W FOX, Hon W GISBORNE & Dr NEWSON.
Chief Harry Pasley HIGGINSON, b. England 1838, later ex India, Mauritius, Westport, Waimakariri, Thames, Dunedin, Waimea, Balclutha, Rangitata.
Assistant Senior Engineers: Arthur and James FULTON, brothers from Dunedin.
P.McGRATH - failed to complete contract
ANDERSON & Co.,
Messrs TREVOR and SHIELDS, (Took over McGraths contract)
Mr J SAUNDERS (resp also for reclamation)
Mr E. O'MALLEY (earthmover)
DANAKER (Scandinavian) resp from Johnsonville to Porirua
P CAMPBELL & Co.,
Samuel BROWN (Welington)
John COOM (Public Works Dept), Wellington to
also Paekakariki to Horowhenua
W.H. HALES - Paremata to Paekakariki