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This photograph of is part of a collection of photographs of the Mangahao Electric Power Scheme and its construction. 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_Mgh95_005814
Title
Construction of the Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 95
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Mangahao Road, Shannon
Date
May 2, 1923

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Tags
1920s,
black and white,
construction,
electricity,
hydroelectricity,
mangahao,
mangahao power station,
technology,
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