Story: Streets and lighting

Mechanisation, 1950s

Mechanisation, 1950s

By the 1950s asphalt-laying machines like this one in Wellington’s Ghuznee Street were part of the growing mechanisation of street building and maintenance.

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Adrian Humphris, 'Streets and lighting - Street construction and surfaces', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/24490/mechanisation-1950s (accessed 14 August 2020)

Story by Adrian Humphris, published 11 Mar 2010