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Printed on front of mounting board, top right, with black ink: “P 111”

Written on back with black ballpoint pen: “Opening ceremony for Mangahao power scheme, performed by W.F. Massey at power house, Mangaore. G.L. Adkin photo. HHS Acc. No. 95.2.”

Typed on piece of paper glued to back – {but unrelated to this photo} “P. 111. Bridge carrying tramline from jigline to construction site in Mangahao Gorge. Normal river flow 1922. P.N.P.L.”

Opening Day at the Mangaore Power House, 3 November, 1924. This photograph shows the view in front of the power house with a small crowd and four cars. Three policemen stand in a group to the right of the photograph. A balustrade is at the far side of the area in front of the power station, and a footbridge over the river is beyond this.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

See also 2000.559.0004 (original ) and 2000.558.0001

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

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Opening Day, Mangaore Power House, 1924

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children hydro-electric dam bridge,
costume,
hhs mounted photograph collection,
hydro-electric scheme - mangahoe,
mangahao (shannon),
men costume,
women costume,
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