Story: Building trades

Plumber’s shop

Plumber’s shop

A small boy peeps into the window of plumber James Goodwin’s shop in Upper Hutt around 1912. The window display includes lengths of guttering and a bath, and leaning against the side of the shop is a water tank.

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Carl Walrond, 'Building trades - Plumbers and drainlayers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 January 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 11 Mar 2010