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A tram accident on Brooklyn Road, Wellington, 3 May 1907

Reference Number: 1/2-003714-G

A view overlooking Brooklyn Road where a tram has fallen off the track on its side. There is a crowd around it and another tram descending the hill. The tram tracks are surrounded by farmland. Photographer unidentified.

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1 image, related to Brooklyn Road, Traffic accidents and Trams - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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A tram accident on Brooklyn Road, Wellington, Reference Number 1/2-003714-G (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Glass negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: On the evening of 3 May, 1907, a tram ran out of control down Brooklyn Hill. One passenger, Mrs Eliza Bell, was killed.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Brooklyn. 1907(PFP-021287)

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