This photograph shows the double set of ceramic isolators in place on a working power transmission 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.
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- Ceramic Isolators - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
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