Building the Alexandra-Clyde Railway Line, 0061_01_005A, Hocken Collections
Clyde Dam – by ODT Photographer Dave Wethey, 1984, Alexander Turnbull Library [permission kindly granted by Otago Daily Times]
Below: Otago Central Railway Clyde-Cromwell, c.1960.
Photographer unknown, Box-262-003,
Hocken Collections Uare Taoka o Hākena, University of Otago.
The new Clyde railhead opened in 1980 for the construction of the hydroelectric Clyde Dam. The Railhead was heavily used initially. However, it was reduced to handling only wagon lot goods from March 1984. The dam was completed in 1993, flooding the old Cromwell Township and creating Lake Dunstan.
Otago Central Rwy [Railway], Clyde Station, block plan, 1905, R25333888, PWD 21583, Archives New Zealand