Historic bridge at Dunback Bowker’s Bridge, built 1869. Last of the original arched stone bridges still visible on the old coach road to Central Otago. New Zealand. See this ODT article for more info. Photo by Nigel, today. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 8 thoughts on “Historic bridge at Dunback” Add yours I really love these old stone bridges. They have so much character, so much craftmanship in them. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply You’d get to see many more than I do but we did get some great stonemasons here back in the early goldmining heyday, 1860s+ LikeLiked by 1 person Reply There was some real skill involved in building that bridge, and it has a lovely form. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply There were really skilled stonemasons down here in the old days, they did incredible work. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I’m with Steve, very handsome. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply We have some gorgeous examples of stonework down here that date back to the arrival of the gold miners in the early 1860s. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Lovely bridge. Nice handiwork too. LikeLike Reply Nice stonework done down here in the 1860s, the decade the gold miners arrived. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.