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This dam constructed in 1906-1907, replaced the smaller weir, built in 1888-1889 to supply water for Palmerston North. The new dam was increased in height to 50 feet soon after. It opened 1913 and operated until 1957, when a 100 foot high dam was constructed. Samuel Jickell, Borough Engineer 1904-1919, standing on the far right.

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Image
Digitisation ID
2007N_W46_WOR_0131
Title
Construction of second dam on the Turitea Stream
Relation
Public Photograph Collection W 46
Format
B&W print
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Coolstore

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Place
Turitea, Palmerston North
Date
1906

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