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Mr Eggleton uses his traction engine to move a boiler from Shannon to Mangahao to the new hydro works. It is thought that the boiler was used to pump air into the tunnels being driven into the rock during the construction of the power station.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Tr2_009146
Title
Traction Engine
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Tr 2
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
Mangahao, Shannon
Date
circa 1920

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Palmerston North City Library

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