Auckland Harbour Bridge under construction, 29 November 1958
Reference Number: WA-48833-G
Aerial view looking south over Auckland Harbour Bridge towards Westhaven, St Mary's Bay and Ponsonby, showing pick-a-back section of bridge being manoeuvred into position on a barge. Photograph taken 29 November 1958 by Whites Aviation.
Whites Aviation Ltd :Photographs, Reference Number PA-Group-00080 (377 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 4.75 x 6.5 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: Between 29 November and 1 December 1958, a 580 ft long span, weighing 1200 tons was floated into its final position on prepared piers. Blustery winds caused the first attempt to be suspended on 30 November. The operation was completed on 1 December.
Citation: Any publication or exhibition must be accompanied by the credit "Whites Aviation Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library"
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