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375 Albert Street, Palmeston North, stood approximately opposite what is now the Hokowhitu shopping centre. In May 1941 the Manawatu River flooded about 250 hectares of the city. A stop bank between Fitzroy Street and Jickell Street had been constructed but it proved inadequate.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
IMCA Digital Archive 2011
Date
May 4, 1941
Digitisation ID
2011P_IMCA-DigitalMaster_005566
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive

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Place
375 Albert Street, Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

Tags
bridges and waterways,
photographs,
Community Tags
flood,
natural disaster,
water,

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