Queue of cars driving on newly sealed road, Wainuiomata

Queue of cars driving on newly sealed road, Wainuiomata
Date
25 Mar 1964
Ref
PAColl-7796-22
Description

Queue of cars driving on a newly sealed road at Wainuiomata, 25 March 1964. The Hutt County Council was using motorists to consolidate the chips in the new surface. Shows Wainuiomata houses in the background. Photograph taken by an unidentified Evening Post photographer.

Caption - More than two miles of mostly irate drivers doing their morning chore in Wainuiomata again today...The Hutt County Councul is using motorists to consolidate the chips on the new sealing by blocking off two lanes to force all traffic to make a 5 mph crawl over the 5000 (NZ Pound) surface..." (Evening Post, 25 March 1964)

Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Silver gelatin print 10.6 x 21.4 cm

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Part of
Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper / Evening Post original photographic prints and postcards, from file print collection, Box 4
Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Silver gelatin print 10.6 x 21.4 cm, Orientation: Horizontal image
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