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]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]
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Consolidated Plastics Dance [P1-1182-3572]RSA South African Veterans  4. [P1-2355-4745]Heretaunga College; trades fair; close view of tthe hall stage.Dawn Garments Xmas Party [P1-2939-5329]Mawai Hakona 00264Dunlops Xmas Party [P1-3681-6071]Magna Carta Gift World, Maidstone Mall; owner Ivan Buckland moves to the ground floor. [1992 03 10 8]Christmas parade 2003; snow princess Anna, Santa, fairy Piper.Wedding; Nicholas Duncan, Judith Ann Thompson 11A.Library 2, 6 Main Street; exterior 2; occupied. [P1-23-139]Wedding; A. Hamill, Heather Douglas 17. [P1-8177-10567]Upper Hutt Rugby Club jubilee dinner group. [P1-2994-5384]Wedding; Neville Cole, Catherine Haxton  8; leaving the church. [P1-4314-6704]Brown Owl School; Fire Service Jaws of Life demonstration. [P2-1711-3410]St Joseph's Scout hall; aftermath of the fire. [1996 11 27 1]Silverstream School; science fair; Daniel Bassett with his pine cone experiment. [1994 05 09 7]St Joseph's school marching team; Hutt Valley Catholic schools champions. [P1-2241-4631]Major Barbara: Jim MacFarlane. [P2-2305-11707]Edhouse 21st [P1-2600-4990]City Status procession No. 31; Singer sewing machines [P1-6596-8986]Oxford Crescent School; Richard Henderson, Scott Layton, Iain Feist, and rolled-newspaper structure. [1991 05 07 4]Library 2, 6 Main Street: Ian Malcolm, Librarian 1956-1964.   [P2-49-129]Plateau School PTA social, Kaitoke hall. [P1-6070-8460]Swimming-pool safety; three-year-old Jordan Ellicock easily scales compliant fence.Little Lambs Eat Ivy: Joyce Bringans, Margaret Hall, Clive Porter. [P2-2054-11456]Silverstream railway bridge; 1903-1957.  [Postcard 004]Prince baby. [P1-7630-10020]Kindergarten Ruru St [P1-8219-10609]View of a river (Hutt river?). [P2-983-2262]Maoribank School production 'Circus comes To Town'; three lions. [1992 10 27 10]Engagement; Julie Hosie, Alan Percy Sunkel. [P1-4912-7302]Higgins O'Styke wedding  5. [P1-4882-7272]Wedding; A. Hamill, Heather Douglas 20. [P1-8154-10544]Christmas quiz carnival 1968; float ready for action. [P1-5430-7820]Civic Ball [P1-1808-4198]Vintage cars. [P2-865-2013]The Ghost Train: W. H. Ward, Charles Hammond, unknown. [P2-1912-11314]Rugby Club grounds from hill to the south-east. [P1-8654-11044]A & P Ball 1969. [P1-2552-4942]Campbells Sawmills Ltd, Goodshed Road; two logs awaiting breaking-down saws. [P1-359-1740]Spratt-McMillan wedding  6. [P1-8733-11123]Trentham Camp; group portrait, military personnel; artillery officers and NCOs. [P3-475-1969]Better Bodies, Maidstone Mall (?); body-builders. [1991 11 19 4]Young male with pet dog, possibly Colin Gibbs' son [P1-294-1502]The Sound of Music, 113 Main Street; Kate and Jose Alonso take over. [1993 05 31 2]Needham engagement. [P1-7448-9838]New Zealand Kite Flyers' Association at old Manor Park school. [1999 11 17 1]Ralston silver wedding. [P1-7696-10086]A & P show; pet parade; dogs. [P1-1615-4005]Wedding; William Baillie, Patricia "Patsy" Vare  6; Wayne St Johnston, best man; Bill Baillie and his brother. [P1-7192-9582]
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