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This photograph is part of a collection related to the Mangahao Electric Power Scheme and its construction. The Scheme which 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.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_Mgh86_005802
Title
Mangahao Electric Power Scheme
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Mgh 86
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Mangahao Road, Shannon
Date
September 14, 1923

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Tags
1920s,
black and white,
dam,
electricity,
electricty,
hydroelectricity,
mangahao,
mangahao power station,
photographs,
technology,
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