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Silverstream railway bridge 2 (1903-1957); distant view downstream.Queen Street saleyards; cattle sale. Timber industry; Campbell's Sawmills Ltd, Karapoti; experimental logging tractor on bush tramway bridge. Upper Hutt Rugby Football Club 1928; juniors.New Zealand Railways locomotive, S 0-6-4 T class; number 213Timber industry; axemen at Narrow Neck, Whiteman's Valley.City status proclamation, Maidstone Park  1; crowd at ceremony.Biggs store, Main Street; interior. [P2-939-2195]Fire Brigade; new appliance handed over, 6 August 1938.The Upper Hutt District in the 1840s, by S.C. Brees Ōrongomai Marae 1998; Waitangi open day; Māwai Hakona whanau demonstrate the art of taiaha Army charter march 6, Main Street.Dunlop tyre assembly; cross-ply, small sizesHazelwoods Women's Day fancy dress entrants.Upper Hutt Town Board office; corner of Main and Russell streetsKenneth Graham Rosson 21st.Rimutaka Incline; goods train and surfacemen engaged in track work.  [P2-18-26]St Hilda's Anglican Church 1920s?, south side of Main Street.Soldiers, Trentham 1916 [P2-110-280]Fire; Benge & Pratt's store, Main Street; remains.Rugby league ball; group, with trophies and Coca-Cola prominent. [P3-418-1647]Mounted rifles, Trentham. Line of mounted horses.Main Street, Upper Hutt, January 1948 (L6)Upper Hutt railway station 1955; under constructionSchool Patrol Christmas party.Woolworths Checkers of the Year competition 1966; audience
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Maidstone Intermediate; Lang Ea, and mural enlarged from her design.Member of Parliament, Hutt electorate, 1879-1884; T. Mason.RSA South African Veterans  3.Golf club, Te Marua; winning inter-club pennant matches team.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4598-6988]Maymorn Kindergarten [P1-5367-7757]Fergusson Drive; No.  967; Tyreworld building demolished.Soldiers; group 1; having tea break.Timber industry; American sailors visit Cambpell's Sawmill, 1925Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4570-6960]Mawai Hakona 1970s 0001Scottish Society ball. [P1-5811-8201]Eric Wood collection; postcards; Nelson; aerial view from the south-east.Golder's CottageTe Marua golf course views; clubhouse.Plunket BallQuentin Christie, photographer, 1130 Fergusson Drive.Brown Owl School 1977; Room  3 Standard 4.Birchville School; pupil Lizzy Balls, teacher for a day.Fraser Crescent School; deputy principal John Channer and Board of Trustees chair Cathy McGlinchy.Royal School of Artillery, Larkhill; gun park; rocket projectors. [P1-389-1849]Wedding; Graham Lucinsky, Patricia Taylor  7.Merton Street drainage, looking East showing Inflow.Upper Hutt Rugby Football Club 1995 Senior 3Matthew Vendt nearly asphyxiated by 'water bomb' balloon.Theatre in the Park; Jazz to Rugby; Rugby commentary set to jazz; the players.Wedding; Kenneth Cherry, Beverley Williams 19. [P1-8847-11237]Teenage Dance [P1-1695-4085]Dawn Garments ball. [P1-2788-5178]Wong 21st; cousins Diane and Roger.Main Street; elephant race to raise money for Maidstone pools filtration plant; Main Street crowd.Johnson twins' 21st.Heretaunga College; New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gregory Squires.Totara Lodge, 68 Ararino Street; addition of 29 rooms; architects' planKebble children and mother.. [P1-8210-10600]Heretaunga Players; The Glass MenagerieHarcourt Park Paddling Pool; ca 1990sANZAC Day 1970; Dawn Parade.Brown Owl School 1999; newly refurbished library and administration block opened.E. G. Taylor at Home 05Poulson collection; outdoor games.Dunlop factory; east end, looking south-west; hilltop reservoir and Dunlop sign visible.Colin Lily wedding. [P1-7504-9894]Cycling; Karapoti Classic, 2004; the startGardens, Fergusson Drive; ; looking south-west at King Street roundaboutHazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4707-7097]Heretaunga Players; Among Those Present : Graeme Collins - `Peter Lynwood'.Upper Hutt Queen Carnival Parade 007; Smith & Nephew.Watson Wedding  4. [P1-6809-9199]Military Service, World War II; Italy; Pisa; cathedral and baptistery from the Leaning Tower.
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