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]Rimutaka Incline; goods train and surfacemen engaged in track work.  [P2-18-26]
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Aladdin : [P2-2214-11616]Military Service, World War II; Italy; Rome; Stadio di Cipressi; NZ headquarters?Rifle Club; Collins Challenge Shield retained. [P1-5562-7952]The Feelers Kiwi band visit Tower Music in Main Street. [1998 10 14 3]Over-50s Wairarapa  trip; Alan Bryant abseiling. [1992 03 17 10]Joyce Laurie 21st. [P1-5155-7545]General Motors office and warehouse, Railway Avenue, looking south. [P1-5307-7697]Brown Owl School 1973; soccer; A team. [P2-1335-2993]Wayne Roberts 21st. [P1-5583-7973]Wedding; Pryor 'Stoney' Jackson, Margaret Kelly  8. [P1-7006-9396]Upper Logan Street, Upper Hutt; a view toward Main Street - 1991.Mawai Hakona 1977 Anne Nichols 21st 033A & P show; pet parade; dog. [P1-1613-4003]Maidstone Ford; Cadbury classic trucks collection visit; James Davison and BP bear. [1991 09 03 5]Woolworths staff portrait 20; Mrs Mullin. [P1-6395-8785]Totara Park School hall opens; the school's youngest pupils.Sculpture by Flora Kelton, daughter of a Chapman-Taylor; 3.Round Table; skateboard ramp, Park Street, under construction.St Patrick's College main building, January 1982. [P2-832-1959]Freyberg Road; National Rifle Association Headquarters. [P2-313-509]Local election candidates; City Council, central ward; Martyn Jameson; three required; fifth of six.Plateau School Social [P1-2230-4620]Youth Club [P1-6426-8816]Upper Hutt  and St Joseph's schools win computers in Woolworth competition. [1994 04 26 3]Rex Kirton's farewell, Wellington Racing Club. [P2-727-1795]Chatsworth Road road works (undated) [P1-0874-3238]Military Service, World War II; Japan(?); lakeside scene.Lynette and Bob Vare at Jury twins' 21st.   [P1-5048-7438]View from BNZ building 1968, April; 3. [P1-0943-3307]Woolworths staff portrait 12. [P1-6378-8768]Dunlop factory construction; western end, from the north-eastGeneral Motors Xmas Party [P1-4082-6472]Totara Park; community house; move to Timberlea proposed. [1999 09 01 3]Crane Wedding; group in St Hilda's church grounds. [P1-6716-9106]Johnson twins' 21st; the brother at left. [P1-7017-9407]Maoribank School unihoc indoor hockey; Upper Hutt primary tournament winnersM115 8-inch howitzer 6; at full recoil after firing. [P1-381-1841]"Leader" staff; advertising manager Lee Campbell with 'Winter Winner Savers' promotion entries. [1992 06 29 6]They Walk Alone: Margarita Doyle, John Butterfield. [P2-2089-11491]Ted Smith, 80, still working as caretaker, F. V. Evans & Sons; dreads retirement. [1998 07 22 7]Hutchinson 21st [P1-1427-3817]Dunlop factory construction; Banbury mixer tower, from the annexe roofFergus Aitken; 'Fungus the Clown'Heretaunga College; promising young violinist Hayden Ofsoski going to Hungary on AFS exchange. [1999 07 28 9]Norman family; mother, boy and girl.Dunlop people; names unknown. Specialist Floors, 8 Main Street; owner Ted Hunt, closing after 30 years. [1994 02 07 2]Dunlops Xmas Party [P1-3732-6122]Whiteman wedding 2. [P1-8839-11229]
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