Kōrero: Historic earthquakes

Toppled by the shaking

Toppled by the shaking

Workmen are dwarfed by this 20-tonne transformer, shaken from its mountings at the Edgecumbe substation.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1987/1007/28

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - The 1987 Edgecumbe earthquake', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4537/toppled-by-the-shaking (accessed 22 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 28 Mar 2011, updated 1 Nov 2017