Digitised Image

Damage to the Waiohine bridge after the 1942 Masterton earthquake, 25 June 1942

Reference Number: 1/2-123915-G

Shows the damage to the Waiohine bridge after the Masterton earthquake in 1942. A soldier is standing guard on the bridge. Photograph taken 25 June 1942 by unidentified Evening Post photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Waiohine Bridge (Masterton), Masterton, Earthquakes - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Bridges - 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)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: The Masterton approach to the Waiohine bridge sank badly during the June 1942 earthquake, compelling traffic to seek a deviation.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

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

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures43. Masterton. Earthquake. 1942(PFP-014389)

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