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New trolley bus for Dunedin, [Aug 1950]

Reference Number: 114/184/07-G

A trolley bus being towed down Aotea Quay, Wellington, by a truck which has the sign `For Dunedin City's new fleet this modern trolley bus has all metal body designed and built by New Zealand Motor Bodies Ltd Petone, Christchurch, Auckland'. In the background is a semicircular building, the Round House house. Photograph taken Aug 1950 by an Evening Post staff photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Dry plate photonegatives, related to New Zealand Motor Bodies Ltd, Aotea Quay, Streets - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Trolley buses, Concrete construction - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Modern movement (Architecture) - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Buildings - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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)Dry plate glass negative 6 x 6 centimetres. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The Round House housed Railways offices associated with the goods depot.

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

Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "Evening Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library"

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