Rimutaka Incline; goods train and surfacemen engaged in track work.  [P2-18-26]St Hilda's Anglican Church area, south side of Main Street. [P2-85-186]Soldiers, Trentham 1916 [P2-110-280]Fire; Benge & Pratt's store, Main Street; remains. [P2-420-824]Rugby league ball; group, with trophies and Coca-Cola prominent. [P3-418-1647]Mounted rifles, Trentham. Line of mounted horses [P3-126-676]Main St, Upper Hutt, Jan. 1948; north side 06, Dorothy-Tip-Top-Marigold. [P3-398-1573]Upper Hutt railway station, under construction in 1955. [P3-281-1372]School Patrol Christmas party. [P3-329-1405]Woolworths Checkers of the Year competition 1966; audienceSilverstream railway bridge (1903-1957); distant view downstream. [P3-155-809]Queen Street saleyards; cattle sale. [P4-62-787]Campbell's Sawmills Ltd, Karapoti; experimental logging tractor on bush tramway bridge. [P4-85-1629]Rugby club, 1928; juniors. [P4-116-1760]S class locomotive, single Fairlie, used between Wellington and Summit. [P5-26-678]Timber industry; axemen at Narrow Neck, Whiteman's Valley.  [P5-70-772]City status proclamation, Maidstone Park; crowd at ceremony. [P5-82-799]Biggs store, Main Street; interior. [P2-939-2195]Aerial view; looking south to Trentham and racecourse. [P6-12-642]Fire Brigade; new appliance handed over, 6 August 1938.The Upper Hutt District in the 1840s, by S.C. Brees Orongomai Marae; Waitangi open day, 1998; Mawai Hakona whanau demonstrate the art of taiaha Army charter march 6, Main Street.Dunlop tyre assembly; cross-ply, small sizesMaoribank suspension bridge. [P2-1099-2406]Hazelwoods Women's Day fancy dress entrants. [P1-4430-6820]Town Board office; corner of Main and Russell streets. [P1-6468-8858]Kenneth Graham Rosson 21st. [P1-8607-10997]
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Gillett 21st [P1-7321-9711]Wellington Nissan Mobil 500 road race; Alan Prince and Mike Hourigan;  their Jaguar XJS had withdrawn after crash in practice.Whiteman's Road area flood alleviation scheme; 2.1-metre-diameter pipes being laid.Andy Chaplow; elected  president of the Upper Hutt Retailers Association.Caroline: Roger Pine, Cyndy Tuson, Pat Ingle, Selwyn Jensen, Joyce Bringans. [P2-2019-11421]Maidstone Mall; James Smith's store promotion; red light specials. [P1-5974-8364]Birchville and Maoribank Schools visited by 23 Japanese teachers. [1994 10 03 5]Mangaroa railway bridge, abandoned when Rimutaka tunnel opened; infra-red. [P4-22-422]Ralston silver wedding. [P1-7672-10062]Festival of the Pines; inaugural event; Auckland-based AgPro first participant to sign up. [1994 10 10 6]Consolidated Plastics Dance [P1-1188-3578]Wedding; Kenneth Cherry, Beverley Williams 16. [P1-8858-11248]Wolf's Clothing: Betty Grattan, Alan Barkus. [P2-2225-11627]Christmas parade, Stokes Valley, 1994; Santa's helpers. [1994 12 19 4]Main street; south side, looking east from Station Street (Geange Street) 2. [P1-6117-8507]Swimming Club Carnival [P1-2458-4848]Mawai Hakona 00206Upper Hutt from Cannon Point; 3, looking south-east to Clouston Park. [P2-1780-3531]Engagement; Trevor George Dry, Evelyn May Duncalf; Victor Mills and Carol Sharpe (later Mills). [P1-3766-6156]Ashford birthday party. [P1-7985-10375]Flooding in Cottle Block, Upper Hutt 3. [P1-431-2324]Roy Wale's nursery, 22 McLean Street, Wallaceville. [P1-6219-8609]Count Your Blessings: complete cast? [P2-2005-11407]Military Service, World War II; Italy; Rome; Stadio di Cipressi; NZ headquarters?Wedding; William Baillie, Patricia "Patsy" Vare  3. [P1-7190-9580]A & P show; ponies and riders, Trentham Memorial Park. [P2-563-1223]Main St, Upper Hutt, Jan. 1948; south side 17, Mayfair-Geange. [P2-345-584]Michael Thomas in an RNZN Seasprite helicopter at Devonport naval base.Summit; celebration after arrival of last train Mawai Hakona 1973 0001RSA ball 1972; Hazelwoods's Mrs Schicker. [P1-2573-4963]Russell Street; west side, seen from east side of Main Street intersection.Civil Defence 1st Aid Wilkinson Groups [P1-1874-4264]Soccer; premier youth; Silverstream win for the first time; 3-1 against Onslow.Roy Wale's nursery, 22 McLean Street, Wallaceville. [P1-6217-8607]Carol Ross 21st. [P1-7237-9627]Social Credit [P1-5988-8378]21st birthday; Ian Codyre 31. [P1-7530-9920]Dunlop tyres; moulding; cross-ply truck; loading de-bagging machineFancy Dress Youth Dance St John's Hall; country and western pair. [P1-1828-4218]Plunket Ball [P1-2116-4506]RSA ball 1972; arrivals. [P1-6879-9269]Animal Rescue (?) boys. [P1-6989-9379]Gymnastic School [P1-4271-6661]Central Institute of Technology staff; John Upritchard, head of education development centre, going to Tanzania with Volunteer Service Abroad.Army; good-conduct medals 3. [P1-7275-9665]Rugby; Nathan Russsell's 100th premier one game.Windmill Land: [P2-2036-11438]Dawn Garments Xmas Party [P1-2928-5318]Mangaroa River at Te Marua? [P2-1119-2426]
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