Kōrero: Streets and lighting

Street building, late 19th century (1 o 3)

Street building, late 19th century

A steamroller flattens a macadam surface (a mixture of metal and clay cement) on a Hastings street in the late 19th century. Macadam was the most common street surface until the introduction of asphalt or bitumen surfaces in the early 1900s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, H. N. Whitehead Collection (PAColl-3068)
Reference: 1/1-004745; G
Photograph by Henry Norford Whitehead

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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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/mi/photograph/24483/street-building-late-19th-century (accessed 15 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Adrian Humphris, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010