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]Campbell's Sawmills Ltd, Karapoti; experimental logging tractor on bush tramway bridge. [P4-85-1629]Rugby club, 1928; juniors. [P4-116-1760]
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Main St, Upper Hutt, Jan. 1948; north side 26, Silbery-Logan Street. [P2-397-633]Graham Ballentyne and Michael Gibbs; Ballentynes move into Hazelwoods. [P2-547-1208]Armstrong wedding  6. [P1-7234-9624]McCauley baby. [P1-7156-9546]Moonshine Hill Road widening past the entrance to Craigs Flat; contractors Ray Purser, Tony Street. [1996 07 31 2]City Status procession No. 31; Singer sewing machines [P1-6596-8986]Hazelwoods' Social [P1-2088-4478]House, Fergusson Drive; No.  412; corner of Sutherland Avenue. [P2-228-401]Maidstone Park; Rimutaka Heli Services' Maurice Wooster delivering drumloads of gravel to mountain-bike track.Upper Hutt Croquet Club photo album (10)Maidstone Panelbeaters, 38 Park Street; Motor Trade Association best overall body shop/panelbeater award. [1994 08 01 4]Tony Morgan 21st birthday party; Mr K. Morgan, and to the right, Mrs R. Goss, Mrs Morgan. [P1-1896-4286]House, Cruickshank Road; Brown family home; no longer surviving. [P3-462-1773]Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1967; cave with fairy 2. [P1-1359-3749]Maidstone Intermediate 1982 Rm17Watson Wedding  9. [P1-6806-9196]STC social 2. [P1-2472-4862]Dunlop people; Jack Mitchell, head cleaner; Clem(?) Vine.Fringe Festival performer Bike Boy Sean, from the United Kingdom, adds bike tricks to his juggling act.Dunlop people; gate-man; name unknown.Dunlop people; unidentified woman; cycle tubesFlooding in Cottle Block, Upper Hutt 1. [P1-433-2326]Maidstone Intermediate 1981 Rm19Dunlop people; Jill Shadwell; secretary to chief engineer Harry Jack.Dawn Garments Christmas Party;  Colin Burton.  [P1-2938-5328]Christmas lighting competition sponsors, Gillies and Mark Real Estate; Andrew Mark, Malcolm Gillies. [1998 11 18 5]Maidstone Mall; James Smith's store; James's farewell. [P1-5965-8355]Brown Owl School 1984; Standard 4; informal photo. [P2-1758-3509]Main Street, 1997, south side; No.  28-34; Selig real estate, Main Street Cafe, Living Simply.Main Street; Harper's garage, later Baigent's.  [P2-874-2044]King Maymorn Rugby League [P1-5633-8023]Wedding; Ralph Curny, Robyn Frater 17. [P1-6834-9224]The Blue Ts Mothers Group 029Swimming club sports. [P1-6176-8566]Hazelwoods building, Main Street; frontage from the south-east. [P3-206-1204]Ralston silver wedding. [P1-7671-10061]Savage Crescent Kindergarten Xmas [P1-5729-8119]Angus and Burrell Motor Company principals Colin Burrell, Frank Angus. [1995 10 04 1]St Peter Chanel Catholic church, between Fergusson Drive and Bernardette and Shanley streets.Ashford birthday party. [P1-7991-10381]Mangaroa River bridge, Beechwood Lane, Te Marua. [P4-37-528]General Motors Xmas Party [P1-4048-6438]Wedding; Trevor Walker, Erin Elizabeth Montgomery 19. [P1-6665-9055]Maymorn Kindergarten [P1-5340-7730]Dunlop  and Felt and Textiles Plastics, from the southEngagement; Julie Hosie, Alan Percy Sunkel. [P1-4919-7309]Christmas parade 1998; Purehurehu kohanga reo float. [1998 12 16 1]Davis 21st [P1-3464-5854]Spratt-McMillan wedding 24. [P1-8727-11117]Woolworths Top 40; manager on left? [P1-6391-8781]
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