Re-grading of Rodrigo Road, Melrose, May 1932
Reference Number: 1/2-088464-G
View of relief workers using picks and shovels to re-grade Rodrigo Road, below the Karitane Hospital. A temporary railway, constructed to transport earth from the construction site, can be seen on the left. Taken by an unidenitfied photographer in May 1932.
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)Gelatin dry plate negative. Single negative
Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads: Published in the Evening Post, 19 May 1932, p.9. Caption - Road making at Melrose - A view of the road just blow the Karitane Home, where re-grading is taking place. This work is being undertaken as a means of affording relief to the unemployed. This is Rodrigo Road, Melrose.
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Melrose. 1932.(PFP-020701)
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