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A man atop of the frame for a 110KV Transmission line. The Mangahao Power Station provides hydroelectric power and is situated near the town of Shannon. It serves Wellington, Horowhenua, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay, and the Wairarapa. After being delayed by WWI, construction began in late 1919 and the station opened in November 1924.

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2011N_Mgh130_005753
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Worker on Transmission Line - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
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Public Photograph Collection Mgh 130
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Coolstore

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Horowhenua Region
Date
circa 1925

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Palmerston North City Library

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