[Photographs relating to the Tongariro Power Development]

Maker and role
Unknown, Maker
Deric H. Bircham, Photographer
Production date
1960s-1970s
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Object detail

Accession number
PHO-2018-34.2
Production period
Description
5 black and white photographs and a note relating to the laying of a pipeline from Auckland to Wellington. Images include the stabber for the welding operation connecting a 415 mile pipeline from Auckland to Wellington for Spread 2 in Mahoenui, includes not that was originally adhered to verso of photograph; pipebending, hyrdaulic pipe bender and tractor with sideboom out of Mahoenui; trenching with at the Tawa Section, Spread 1; completed and filled in pipeline at Tarapu Road, Raumati Section.
1 photograph is larger format and taken by Deric N. Bircham and has a Information Section Ministry of Works stamp on verso. Subject is of spread 1 first section of pipe being lowered onto Takapu Road, Raumati Section.
Physical description
4 photographs : black and white ; 9 x 13 cm; 1 sheet : black and white ; 12 x 19 cm; 1 photograph : black and white ; 16.5 x 21.5 cm
Record level
Work
Credit Line
Unknown et al. 1960s-1970s. [Photographs relating to the Tongariro Power Development], PHO-2018-34.2. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
Production place
South Waikato District
Waikato
New Zealand

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