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]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]
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Maoribank School; children from Room One proudly show off their windchimes. [1998 11 25 4]A & P show; ponies. [P1-3036-5426]Dawn Garments Xmas Party; Mr and Mrs Pedro. [P1-2926-5316]McDonald's; monster cheques; joint winners Kevin Greaney and Richard Fogarty. [1994 04 11 1]Upper Hutt from Maidstone hill  7. [P1-6136-8526]Main St, Upper Hutt, Jan. 1948; south side 16, Mayfair Theatre. [P3-397-1572]Isabel Charles ; Upper Hutt's first and longest-serving marriage celebrant, retires at 79. [1999 12 01 9]And Then There Were None: Pat Long, Henk Boekholt. [P2-2014-11416]Rugby league ball; group, with trophies and Coca-Cola prominent; far right, Matty Adams [P1-2154-4544]Mawai Hakona 1977 Anne Nichols 21st 030Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Happy. [P1-4792-7182]A Christmas Carol: Margaret Tredray, John Williams. [P2-2147-11549]Doris Nicholson Kindergarten, 1122 Fergusson Drive; dressing-up day group. [1995 07 10 1]St Joseph's school marching team; Hutt Valley Catholic schools champions. [P1-2241-4631]Equestrian Show Jumping A & P Show Trentham Memorial Park Laurie golden wedding 3. [P1-5133-7523]Brown Owl School 1990 Room 10; new entrants; teacher, Mrs Ash. [P2-1537-3207]Colin Miller wedding  3. [P1-8121-10511]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4397-6787]Library 2, 6 Main Street; Children's Book Week display 2. [P2-56-151]Fourmyula Lower Hutt; Ali Richardson. [P1-3954-6344]RSA rooms; Gerry Marshall, softball selector-coach, and Jack Hazlitt. [P3-234-1311]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy and fairies Evelyn Vernie, Jacqui Gibbs. [P1-4581-6971]Totara Lodge Karaoke talent quest finale; winning group. [1992 07 06 2]Rotary Chinese dinner dance. [P1-1587-3977]Wedding; Kenneth Cherry, Beverley Williams  8. [P1-8854-11244]Dawn Garments factory opening. [P1-2913-5303]Dunlop people; Harry Jack, chief engineer.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1968; cave. [P1-4547-6937]Salvation Army Training College creche [P2-327-543]Merven Griffin; ancestry traced by IHC. [1992 02 11 4]Eric Wood collection; Rotary; david Lee-Smith, city librarian, left018Man modelling strides and shoes [P1-135-1008]Caroline: Pat Ingle, Selwyn Jensen. [P2-2023-11425]Old Jailhouse being moved to Silverstream 02View from BNZ building 1967, October; 5. [P1-0947-3311]Widow and Widowers' Association members Beryl Somers, Alma Fesche, Lucy Line. [1991 10 29 11]Cricket; seven Upper Hutt boys in Hutt Valley team in North Island Under-14 tournament. [1999 01 13 14]Whiteman's Valley; Tim O'Brien angry that Western Hutt Engineering are still operating there. [1998 01 21 3]Rotary President's Party [P1-1231-3621]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1967; cave. [P1-1371-3761]Colin Miller wedding  8. [P1-8117-10507]Stuart Macaskill lakes under construction.Silver Stream Railway Inc.; incumbent and former Presidents at Society Dinner - 2001.Home of Compassion; Pia. [P1-4897-7287]Tasman Vaccine Laboratory; pouring of concrete for nuclear-irradiation plant, for sterilising medical supplies.[P1-1271-3661]Queen Street saleyards and weeds; Hazelwoods bake house. [P2-64-159]Rimutaka Tunnel 006Wedding; Nicholas Duncan, Judith Ann Thompson 16. [P1-3530-5920]De La Haye model(?) [P1-5211-7601]
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