Marlborough Express Photographs From August 1957
New Wairau bridge taking shape

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Copyright The Marlborough Express Newspaper Co. Ltd
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Collection Marlborough Express Negatives
Description Image from Negative number 5, referenced to scrapbook 1 - No.1 to 641, 23.7.57 to 28.8.57 - and published in The Marlborough Express Saturday August 24, 1957, page 6.

"Bottom boxing for the concrete deck of the new Wairau Bridge's first span is virtually completed and a start has been made positioning the steel reinforcing. In this photograph the four steel girders, recently railed from Christchurch, can be seen supporting the decking. The next consignment of girders is expected to arrive within a week or 10 days."
Year Range from 1957
Object ID MEX0.900.0006
Object Name Negative, Photographic
Place Marlborough
Studio The Marlborough Express Newspaper Co. Ltd
Title New Wairau bridge taking shape
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Last modified on: April 12, 2013