Kōrero: Energy supply and use

Laying coal-gas pipes (3 o 3)

Laying coal-gas pipes

These men are laying coal-gas pipes in Palmeston North, around 1910. The gas-main pipes, which were usually metal, are supported on wooden horses. Joints were sealed by the tarry compounds in coal gas as it passed through the pipes.

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Palmerston North City Library
Reference: 2008N_G16_WOR_1432

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Megan Cook, 'Energy supply and use - Coal and coal gas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21457/laying-coal-gas-pipes (accessed 10 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Megan Cook, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010