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Printed on front of mounting board, top right, with black ink: “P 96”

Typed on piece of paper glued to back: “P. 96. Mangahao River showing Terrace camp hoist tower. 30.3.24 A.T.L.”

Written on back with black ballpoint pen: “Mangahao Dam. Hoist Tower supports delivery chutes for concrete etc. Also shows terrace camp. 30/3/1924 G.L. Adkin photo. HHS Acc. 95.2”

The terrace camp and the hoist tower which supports delivery chutes for concrete etc at the Mangahao Dam construction site, 1920’s. This photograph was taken about half way through the construction of the dam.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

See also 2000.560.0006 ? (original sepia photo).

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

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Mangahao Dam & construction camp, 1920's

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1920,
construction site hydro-electric dam,
hhs mounted photograph collection,
hydro-electric scheme - mangahoe,
mangahao (shannon),
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