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Page 8 – Mangahao Power Project – 11 b/w photos

Left Column (top to bottom) - a) Unloading electrical equipment at Shannon Railway Station, early 1924 ? {copy} (see photo f below, slightly smaller copy) Probably a generator / dynamo about to be moved from rail wagon to stone wheeled road wagon. (see also – Acc.#s2002.088.0033 original print)

b) Transporting electrical equipment to Mangaore Powerhouse, early 1924 ? {copy} 2 steam traction engines required to pull wagon with generator / dynamo. Believed to be coming up Grey Street in Shannon.

c) Transporting electrical equipment, another view, early 1924 ? {copy} Possible break-down ? Believed to be in Grey Street, Shannon. (see also – Acc.#s2002.088.0036 original print)

d) Unloading electrical equipment at Shannon Railway Station, early 1924 ? {copy} Large wooden crate loaded onto iron wheeled wagon. (see also – Acc.#s2002.088.0035 original print)

e) Another view of electrical equipment at Shannon Railway Station, early 1924 ? {copy} (see also – Acc.#s2002.088.0034 original print)

f) Unloading electrical equipment at Shannon Railway Station, early 1924 ? {copy} (see photo a above, slightly larger copy) Probably a generator / dynamo about to be moved from rail wagon to stone wheeled road wagon. (see also – Acc.#s2002.088.0033 original print)

Right Column (top to bottom) - g) Uniformed schoolgirls (?) at Mangaore Power House, late 1922 ? {copy} During early stage of construction, said to be at time of laying of Foundation Stone.

h) Surge Chamber nearing completion, early 1920’s. {copy} (see also – Acc.#s2002.088.0028 original print)

i) Looking down into the Surge Chamber, early 1920’s. {copy} Shows tram-track passing from Arapeti tunnel into one of the two penstock outlets. (see also – Acc.#s2002.088.0029 original print)

j) Large group of men sitting on stacks of sawn timber, c.1920’s. {copy} 19 men (unidentified) Could be at sawmill on ridge between the Arapeti and Mangahao valleys, as stated on page 111 in book – “From Bush & Swamp”. (see also – Acc.#s2002.086.0016 additional copy)

k) ‘Shannon’s first power pole at the top of Margaret Street’, early 1924 ? {copy} Used in book – “From Bush & Swamp”, page 116, with caption - It was a great day in Shannon when the first power pole was erected about 1924, and the mayor and councillors were in attendance. Front row: Alfred Hyde, Edwin Butt, Bert Wilkinson, John Bovis, Mr Hudson, Bill Jamieson, Margaret Jamieson (now Cole), Wallace Jamieson. Second row: the mayor William Murdoch (hands on hips), to his right Fred Johnson.

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Page 8 - Mangahao Power Project - 11 b/w photos

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alfred hyde,
bert wilkinson,
bill jamieson,
e. butt,
fred johnson,
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margaret jamieson,
shannon centennial collection,
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Page 8 - Mangahao Power Project - 11 b/w photos
First Decade Pupils (1889 - 1899) at 75th Jubilee, Shannon School, May 1964
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Plimmer Terrace looking south, 1924
Woman and 12 men at Mangahao Dam, 1924
Rev. Farnell
Upper Mangahao Dam (?) almost completed, 1923-24

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