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View showing the site of the tramway power house on the corner of Jervois Quay and Wakefield Street, Wellington, ca 1930

Reference Number: EP-2496-1/2-G

View showing men clearing debris from the site of the tramway power house on the corner of Jervois Quay and Wakefield Street after it had been demolished. Taken by an unidentified photographer, circa 1930.

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1 image, related to Wakefield Street, Jervois Quay, Wrecking and Streets - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

Part of:
Negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-0614-1 (5390 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass plate negative. Various Material Types

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads: Site of tramway power house, corner of Jervois Quay and Wkefield Str. 1930 Demolition was well underway 19 Feb 1930 (EP). Here the site is in the last stages of being cleared. The site was beautified with a concrete edged lawn. At the time it was intended that this would eventually be the site for a new Central Library.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Wellington. Tramways. 1927(PFP-014030)

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