Digitised Image

Traffic on northern side of Auckland Harbour Bridge, 1959

Reference Number: PAColl-8163-15

View taken from the northern side of Auckland Harbour Bridge showing traffic coming towards the toll plaza, an hour after its opening. Shows various styles of car travelling on the road, and photographers taking pictures. Auckland city and Mt Eden are visible in the background. Photograph taken on 26 May 1959, by an unidentified photographer for the Free Lance.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Auckland Harbour Bridge, Roads - New Zealand - Auckland Region, Automobiles, Toll bridges and Harbours - New Zealand - Auckland Region.

Part of:
New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00079 (849 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 21.9 x 16.5 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures11. Auckland. Bridges. Auckland Harbour. 1959(PFP-030283)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - top centre: Bridge Opening. Traffic coming towards the toll plaza from the Bridge an hour after its opening. Over 3,600 cars passed over it in the first hour of its public operation.

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