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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 Orongomai Marae 1998; Waitangi open day; Mawai 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.



Bull 21st [P1-3287-5677]Fergusson Drive; No.  811-813; Woodings Toyota; later, King Toyota.Silver Stream Railway; C132 saddle-tank steam locomotive.Seddon Street, looking towards Ward StreetHazelwoods Father Christmas 1966; cave; Grumpy. [P1-4570-6960]Lyn Pogson, horse Ettie, injured as a reult of fireworks, and daughter Angela, 12.Upper Hutt College potatoes 1963Freeman wedding. [P1-6992-9382]Wedding; Roger John Guinness, Glenda Florence Larkin 13. [P1-4250-6640]City status celebrations; old identities' afternoon tea, Heretaunga College.Upper Hutt College staff; deputy principal, one of two ; Mrs Julia Davidson.Kyleen Russell, 7, wins a bike in a New Zealand Life Insurance Hutt Valley colouring competition.Jaycees World President Visit 1; St John's HallHazelwoods sales pictures; packed bed linen - sheets [P1-155-1020]Plunket Ball21st birthday; Glennis Rosalie Cains  7. Hutt & Makara Counties Cadastral Map (detail)Government Computing Service, Trentham, generating its own power during emergency.Science festival organising committee member Kathryn Hicks.Upper Hutt College buildings 1967; library; architect's drawingHeretaunga Players; A Tomb With a View; Jenny Gooch and unnamed actor Hapai Club rooms, Station Street; opening.John Street, 1967.Heretaunga Players; Sweeney Todd; Royce Doyle 2.Heretaunga Players; Count Your Blessings: Richard Bradley, Lilian Pine.Heretaunga Kindergarten, Ruru Crescent; audiometry.RSA ball 1972; table groups. [P1-6864-9254]WPI Sawmilling, Park Street; view looking west from nearby Kingsley Heights hill.Pinehaven Road residents; Mr. Lundy, Mrs. Lawson and her son Bert.Rugby training Anzac Day, Maidstone Park. [P3-287-1377]Maidstone Park; fire in self-sown pine trees and gorse, from adjacent private burn-off.National art and craft show; Gary Bramley and stained-glass creation.Edhouse 21st [P1-2617-5007]Whitehead girl. [P1-6323-8713]Dunlop tyre assembly; cross-ply, large sizes; turning down plies; Gordon HarkerWhites Banquet Services, Arcadia Catering Co. staff; Betty Lorrett, Jean Honeyfield, unidentified, Corrie Visser.Maidstone Intermediate 1977 Rm10Te Marua; Plateau Road; Collins Stream culvert, from the south.Main Street; No.  50;  Kerr Wynne Motors.Ralton silver wedding.Wallaceville Research Centre buildings; Hopkirk building and original building.Cloak of remembrance for Charles Tohara Mohi.Brown Owl School 1967; class photo 20. [P2-1257-2915]Fourmyula Lower Hutt; Ali Richardson. [P1-3884-6274]Civic awards 1995; Cosmopolitan Club and the late Doug Ormrod.Les Trueman and Eric Sperl move Fairman Motors used-car sales  from Lower Hutt to King Street.Poulson collection; Salisbury, Hazelwood, Munn, KeysAshford birthday party. [P1-7988-10378]Wesley Centre; the new building attached to the former Methodist church.A & P show; pet parade; dog.

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