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A gang of four men atop of a wooden pylon undertaking repairs. 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_Mgh184_005871
Title
Workmen Repairing Power Line - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 184
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Horowhenua Region
Date
1933 to 1934

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Tags
electricity,
lines,
photographs,
power,
repair,
technology,
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