Harihari telephone exchange, 1954
Reference Number: PAColl-0715-1-04
Harihari telephone exchange, August 1954. Photographer unidentified.
1 image, related to Harihari.
Photographs of Wellington telephone exchange, Reference Number PAColl-0715-1 (3 digitised items)
Lander, J M :Photographs of Wellington telephone exchange and other post office material, Reference Number PAColl-0715 (4 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 6.4 x 8.8 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures6. Westland Co. Harihari telephone exchange(PFP-025894)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - Cut over 9/Nov/1949. Harihari RAX (Rural Automatic Exchange). 75 miles south of Greymouth. On account of severe lightening conditions, [unreadable] underground cable - [unreadable] from subscribers houses to exchange. Up till last month (Sept 1954) power supply from private garage power plants. Now fed from Wanganui River (S.I.) Hydro station approx 5 miles away.
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