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This photograph shows the inside of a tunnel created for the Mangahao Line, complete with tracks and a cart for carting rubble.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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2011P_Mgh110_005823
Title
Tunnel - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 110
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Coolstore

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Mangahao Road, Shannon
Date
circa 1920 to circa 1924

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Palmerston North City Library

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