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Compilation of movie footage and still photographs of the construction and opening of the Miniature Railway in the Esplanade Gardens, put together by Vernon Smith. Movies were taken by Vernon Smith's father, Wallace Smith. Notable people who attended included Des Black (Mayor of Palmerston North), Joe Walding (MP for Palmerston North), Julia Wallace (City Councillor) and Relda Familton (TVNZ announcer).

Length: 30 minutes. Black and White/colour. Background music.

Identification

Object type
Video
Digitisation ID
2021V_2013-45_035455
Title
Movie - Manawatū Miniature Railway
Relation
Movie Collection
Format
DVD (video disc)
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
Victoria Esplanade Gardens
Date
1960s

Object rights

Credit Line
Ian Matheson City Archives

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