Story: Streets and lighting

Electric lighting, 1960s

Electric lighting, 1960s

This time-lapse exposure captures a line of car headlights on Main Street, Upper Hutt, in the 1960s. Development in electric street lighting significantly improved the brightness of streets after dark.

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Adrian Humphris, 'Streets and lighting - Street lighting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Adrian Humphris, published 11 Mar 2010