Mr J. Nehemia at work on the motorway bridge construction in Guppy Road, Taradale

Daily Telegraph
Production date
29 Nov 1966
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Unwanted tops from a row of piles in the motorway bridge in Guppy Road, Taradale, being removed by Mr J. Nehemia with a pneumatic drill. The piles will be capped and a pier built on top. The river level is five feet higher than the hollow in which Mr Nehemia is working and two pumps, with a total capacity of 120,000 gallons an hour, are coping with the heavy seepage.
Pictured is Mr. Nehemia working on the first of eleven piles.
Production date
29 Nov 1966
Production period
Media/Materials description
Second (middle, clipped) image on strip of three film negatives. Also six unpublished images.
Height x Width: 24 x 35mm
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Subject date
Nov 1966
Credit Line
gifted by the Daily Telegraph. Reproduction by kind permission of NZME/Hawke's Bay Today.
Other number(s)
A/8/2, 10011


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