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Three men constructing a pylon on the Mangahao- Khandallaha 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.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_Mgh115_005920
Title
Electricity Pylon Construction - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 115
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Horowhenua Region
Date
1923 to 1924

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

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photographs,
power,
technology,
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