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Main Street, Upper Hutt, January 1948 (L6)Upper Hutt railway station 1955; under constructionSchool Patrol Christmas party.Woolworths Checkers of the Year competition 1966; audienceSilverstream railway bridge 2 (1903-1957); distant view downstream.Queen Street saleyards; cattle sale. Timber industry; Campbell's Sawmills Ltd, Karapoti; experimental logging tractor on bush tramway bridge. Upper Hutt Rugby Football Club 1928; juniors.New Zealand Railways locomotive, S 0-6-4 T class; number 213Timber industry; axemen at Narrow Neck, Whiteman's Valley.City status proclamation, Maidstone Park  1; crowd at ceremony.Biggs store, Main Street; interior. [P2-939-2195]Fire Brigade; new appliance handed over, 6 August 1938.The Upper Hutt District in the 1840s, by S.C. Brees Ōrongomai Marae 1998; Waitangi open day; Māwai 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.Upper Hutt Town Board office; corner of Main and Russell streetsKenneth Graham Rosson 21st.Rimutaka Incline; goods train and surfacemen engaged in track work.  [P2-18-26]St Hilda's Anglican Church 1920s?, 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.
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Woman, possibly Clifford relation; costume interesting.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1967; cave with fairy 2. [P1-1357-3747]General Motors socialSilverstream railway station; Ab-class locomotive with southbound passenger train.Bryce Knight, New Zealand's top motor-trimming apprentice.Totara Park; California Drive fitness circuitWayne's Joinery, 68A Montgomery Crescent; Wayne Bissell with photographs of his workmanship.Jackson family and friends; Lynne Jackson (?)Heretaunga Players; The Thwarting of Baron Bolligrew; Ron  Evans, right, at dress rehearsal:Croll weddings  6.Jo Anne McCormack, Miriam Pettengell, David Wilkins, Jonelle Serra in a 1958 Ford Fairlane.1996 Howard & Mark The Professionals Summer Programme 004; raft raceHarris family; David and John Harris on rocking horse, Sandford St, 1965Anne Nicholls 21st 20Hutt River in flood, c1988Rifle Club [P1-5539-7929]Rotary Club; Suffrage award to Elison Boyland.Mercer stainless-steel exhaust systems display.Raceway Motors, 34 Camp Road, Trentham; Dave Brown and tow trucks. He had just taken on an A-grade mechanic for motor repairs.City Council meeting; Bob Christie in foreground.Upper Hutt Rugby Club jubilee cocktail evening.Brown Owl School 1986; netball; B team.Trentham racecourse; harness racing.Salisbury wedding.Tasman Vaccine Laboratory; pouring of concrete for nuclear-irradiation plant, for sterilising medical supplies.[P1-1272-3662]Logan Plaza; Chaplow's baby photo show winner, Mrs Robinson, with framed enlargement of Shantalia.Savage Crescent Kindergarten Xmas [P1-5719-8109]Totara Park bridge 10; first deck beam complete.Dunlop vice-regal visit; Governor General Sir Bernard Fergusson about to depart [P1-3652-6042]Maidstone Pool 003; north-east cornerBrown Owl School 1985 Room 15; teacher Mrs Ramstein.Life Education Trust semi-trailer parked at Trentham School.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy and fairy. [P1-4626-7016]Main Street, looking west.Silverstream road bridge over the Hutt river; under construction.Royal Street, west side 3; Pak'n Save supermarket; southern end.Edward Lawrence "Ted" Krammer; Jaycees president. Rugby League Ball [P1-1994-4384]Fergusson Drive, north side; No.  879-881Queen Street/Savage Crescent corner; Christian Fellowship centre site cleared for Countdown supermarket.Rugby League ball; unidentified girls. [P3-441-1670]Wedding; Neville Cole, Catherine Haxton 12; bride at reception.Rugby; Old Timers' Day 2002.Hazelwoods Father Christmas 1967; cave. [P1-4842-7232]Alexander 21st [P1-3084-5474]Albina Markov, from Ukraine, receives outstanding learner's award at Parliament.Town planning; industrial and residential extensions west of McHardire StreetChristmas parade 1977; spectators on Hazelwoods carpark, Queen Street.Dawn Garments factory opening. [P1-2911-5301]Upper Hutt Municipal Band, 1981; Wellington district contest, Wairarapa.
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