Jervois Quay, workmen with airdrill / Jervois Quay, workmen removing dust from under rail with compressed air
Wellington City Council Date
[Circa 1932] See full details
In the late 1940s and early 1950s it was decided to replace the trams with buses and trolleybuses, which were seen as more advanced and better suited to the city's steep hilly needs. The Hataitai tram tunnel is still in use by buses.
Wellington City Council has a large collection of archival photographs showing roadworkers and various areas of civic infrastructure under construction.
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