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Printed on front of mounting board, top right, with black ink: “P 105”

Typed on piece of paper glued to back: “P. 105. Surge chamber in course of construction. Also framework of tunnel. 30.3.24 Mr and Mrs W.H. Walker. A.T.L.”

Written on back with black ballpoint pen: “Surge chamber in course of construction, also framework of tunnel. 30.3.24 Mr and Mrs W.H. Walker. G.L. Adkin photo. HHS Acc. 95.2”

Used in book – ‘Leslie Adkin’, between pages 112 & 113, & dated 20.5.23.

See also – Acc. #2000.560.0014 (original sepia photo).

Surge chamber under construction, Mangahao, 1923. This photograph shows the outlet to penstock pipes with Mr and Mrs W H Walker examining the progress of work.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

See also 2000.018.0223 (showing inlet to surge chamber).

Used in book – ‘Leslie Adkin’, between pages 112 & 113.

See also – Acc. #2000.560.0014 (original sepia photo).

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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Surge chamber under construction, Mangahao, 1923

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