Main Street, Upper Hutt, January 1948 (L6)Upper Hutt railway station, under construction in 1955.School Patrol Christmas party.Woolworths Checkers of the Year competition 1966; audienceSilverstream railway bridge 2 (1903-1957); distant view downstream.Queen Street saleyards; cattle sale. Campbell's Sawmills Ltd, Karapoti; experimental logging tractor on bush tramway bridge. Rugby club, 1928; juniors. [P4-116-1760]S class locomotive, single Fairlie, used between Wellington and Summit.Timber industry; axemen at Narrow Neck, Whiteman's Valley.City status proclamation, Maidstone Park; crowd at ceremony.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 sizesHazelwoods Women's Day fancy dress entrants. [P1-4430-6820]Town Board office; corner of Main and Russell streets.Kenneth Graham Rosson 21st.Rimutaka Incline; goods train and surfacemen engaged in track work.  [P2-18-26]St Hilda's Anglican Church area, 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 [P3-126-676]
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Silverstream Kindergarten 011Peter Kerry closes Horman's Jewellers after 37 years; with assistant Sheila Wyatt, working there for 16 years.Dunlop people; management group.Rotary club; Te Marua fireworks spectacular profits; play equipment in Russell Street precinct.Eric Wood collection; Rotary event BBrown Owl School 1994 staff.Campbells Sawmills Ltd, Goodshed Road; staff; mill gang. [P1-346-1727]Riding for the Disabled; Ben Cowan, 8, with All Black Ma'a Nonu.Centenarian Mrs Eva Lepper, 100, dies.RSA widows' Christmas party. [P1-1294-3684]Gething Motors, 58-64 Main Street; parts manager Dave Johnson; Jane Davies, customer services.Rugby League Ball [P1-1998-4388]Dunlop people; one name known. Stroke victims; Bill Anderson, 52; first of two strokes at 46; former milkman and plumber, now limping, but able to water-ski.Kaitoke Waterworks 001NZR "D" class 1929 built by Clayton Wagons LtdFuture civic centre site; house on corner of Brown and Wilson streets.Wedding; James Dempsey and Denise Kelly  7.Rebecca Robinson with books from a 'Win a Wish' radio show.Housing development plan; Plateau Road, Te Marua; first stage.Dunlop factory and General Motors warehouse from Wallaceville hillCity status proclamation, Maidstone Park; Governor General Sir Bernard Fergusson inspects the guard of honour.Upper Hutt Rugby Club gymnasium; demolition.Mob of sheep, farm buildings and shepherd in background; Akatarawa? [P2-75-170]Dunlops Xmas Party [P1-3564-5954]Mawai Hakona 00035Fashion display 1J; model, unidentified [P3-189-971]ANZAC Day 1970; Dawn Parade. [P1-2259-4649]21st birthday; Glennis Rosalie Cains 23.Hutt Valley Wargames Club; members Paul Reynolds and Stephen Baird.Animal Rescue (?) boys. [P1-6989-9379]1931 Napier earthquake 016Sanders family. [P1-8709-11099]Mawai Hakona 00108Kevin Stent Motors, 757 Fergusson Drive, intoduce Daewoo cars from Korea.Still Life: Elizabeth Lee, Bernard Lee, Virginia Dyer. [P2-2027-11429]Quinn's Post Christmas party; Bonnie Dudley (nee Smith) holding Angela Thompson.The Blue Ts Mothers Group 008Fire Service; Francis Ross, Upper Hutt's first woman volunteer firefighter, retires.Hazelwood family, 1925; Stewart Island 001; May Hazelwood?Totara Park School; Japanese intern Masayuki Myauchi with Caleb Plumridge and Deborah Marinan.St Joseph's church; Father Camden.Upper Hutt Borough Council on the move from corner Russell St and Main St.RSA ball 1972; arrivals. [P1-2278-4668]Elton Jack [Australian Lance Strauss) at New Zealand Oaks Day, Trentham.Wedding; Nicholas Duncan, Judith Ann Thompson 20. [P1-7640-10030]Upper Hutt College; fund-raising 'spellathon'; Kent Smith raises $307.Quinn's Post; work begins on a neighbourhood pub to replace the old one.Silver Stream Railway; visit by city councillors and Promotion and Development Board members.Upper Hutt School; centenary; groups whose members attended 1864-1884 and 1884-1904.
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