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This photograph is one of a series made by Mr Wildbore between about 1922 and 1924 showing the construction of the Mangahao hydro-electric power scheme in the Tararua range, east of Shannon. This view shows the foundations being laid for the power house and the Mangaore Stream diverted to its new channel alongside the power house site.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2015P_Mgh216_011378
Title
Laying Foundations of the Mangaore Power House
Relation
Public Collection Mgh 216
Format
B&W print
Held In
Coolstore

Creation

Created By
Place
Charles Wildbore

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags
construction,
electricity,
horowhenua,
labour,
pipe,
water,
work,

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