Kōrero: Local and regional government

Council facilities: Christchurch tram system, 1905 (2 o 4)

Council facilities: Christchurch tram system, 1905

An elevated trolley is used to maintain the overhead power-lines for Christchurch's council-owned electric tram system. This 1905 photo also shows the power poles running down the centre of Colombo Street, with tram tracks on either side.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: AWNS-19050608-7-3

Permission of Auckland City Libraries Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Local and regional government - Managing urbanisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/35387/council-facilities-christchurch-tram-system-1905 (accessed 7 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 17 Feb 2015