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Written on front of mounting board, top right, with black ballpoint pen: “P 125”

Used in book – ‘Horowhenua County and its People’, page 279, with caption - Excavations at base of main dam. HHS.

Excavations at base of main dam, Mangahao, 9 November, 1923. A group of men are using picks and shovels to remove rock. This material is then loaded into bins, and then lifted by crane onto ‘hand trucks’ and pushed along a rail line to the dump site.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

Used in book – ‘Horowhenua County and its People’, page 279

See also 2000.557.0010 (original).

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

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Excavations at base of main Dam, Mangahao, 1923

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