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This photograph shows a footbridge over the river associated with the power scheme workings. 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 the first world war construction began in late 1919 and the station opened in November 1924.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_Mgh13_005853
Title
Footbridge Across Stream - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 13
Date
circa 1924

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Place
Horowhenua Region

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creek,
crossing,
danger,
labour,
ladder,
photographs,
stream,
technology,
working,
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