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Obelisk to mark the position of the last spike driven on the North Island Main Trunk Line, at Manganui a te Ao, in November 1908., 1919

Reference Number: APG-0797-1/2-G

Obelisk at Manganui o te Ao, with inscription "This obelisk is erected opposite the spot where the Rt Hon Sir Joseph Ward ... Premier of the Dominion drove the last spike of the North Island Main Trunk Ry on the 6th November 1908. Hon Wm Hall-Jones, Minister for Public Works and Railways". Photographed by Albert Percy Godber in 1921.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Manganuiateao River, North Island Main Trunk Railway (N.Z.) and Obelisks.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures19. Waimarino Co. Manganui a te Ao.(PFP-024446)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - Where the last spike was driven on the Main Trunk Line. November 1908.

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