2nd Panmure Bridge opening; 14/08/1916; 2017.279.12

Name/Title

2nd Panmure Bridge opening

About this object

Opening of the 2nd Panmure Bridge over the Tamaki River by the Prime Minister, Mr Massey. showing people walking across the bridge. A parade of traction engines, owned by Mr Massey also crossed to demonstrate the strength of the new building material - ferro-concrete. A few years later cracks appeared and a 15mph restriction applied. The bridge was demosished in 1959 as it was unsafe. 1 faded print and 2 larger b/w.

Date Made

14/08/1916

Measurements

18 x 12

Object Type

Print, Photographic

Subject and Association Keywords

Celebrations

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Crowds

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Flags

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Bridge construction

Subject and Association Keywords

Bridges

Subject and Association Keywords

Concrete

Subject and Association Keywords

Massey, William Ferguson, 1856-1925.

Subject and Association Keywords

Panmure Bridge

Subject and Association Keywords

Tamaki River

Collection

HHV

Object number

2017.279.12

Copyright Licence  

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