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The P.W.D. [thought to be Public Works Department] sawmill in the Arapete area of the Power project. This photo shows logs ready for further processing. 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 the first world war construction began in late 1919 and the station opened in November 1924.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 22
Date
circa 1920
Digitisation ID
2011P_Mgh22_005846
Held In
Coolstore

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construction,
destruction,
electricity,
logs,
photographs,
technology,
timber,
tree felling,
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Dam Under Construction - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
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