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