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Crane collapsed on Lambton Quay, Wellington, 3 Oct 1935

Reference Number: 1/4-048761-G

Crane from the Commercial Bank building site, collapsed over Lambton Quay, Wellington, 3 October 1935. The Prudential Assurance building is on the left. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Lambton Quay, Cranes, derricks, etc, Building sites - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Building - Accidents.

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 negative. Single negative

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads "EP 3/10/35, p10, "A crane collapses.- The large crane used for placing steel reinforcing in place [sic] at the new Commercial bank building, on Lambton Quay, collapsed just before noon today, carrying with it power & electric tram cables. No one was hurt, but traffic was held up on the Quay for some time."

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures41. Wellington. Businesses. Prudential Assurance Co. Ltd. 1935(PFP-021590)

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