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This photograph is one of a series made by Charles Wildbore showing the construction of the Mangahao hydro-electric power scheme in the Tararua ranges east of Shannon. This photograph possibly taken at the Arapete camp shows three workmen and the cook. 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 the first world war construction began in late 1919 and the station opened in November 1924.

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2011P_Mgh205_005880
Title
Workmen and Cook - Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 205
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Coolstore
Archive
Lindsay Family Collection

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Tokomaru No 3 Reservoir, Shannon
Date
circa 1923

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Palmerston North City Library

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