Lumsden locomotive emerges from mud after 93 years

Lumsden locomotive emerges from mud after 93 years

A relic of New Zealand's rail past has emerged from the mud 93 years after being dumped in a Southland River. The Lumsden Heritage Trust has been campaigning to retrieve the two 1885 V class steam locomotives from the Oreti River for about half a decade. They're thought to be one of the last of their kind in the world. But retrieving them was no easy task as our reporter Tess Brunton found out.

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