Saturday, January 23, 2010

The Railway Station, Upper Hutt Wellington, circa 1910

Upper Hutt with Railway Station. Christopher Aubrey. 1890. watercolour. 

Upper Hutt Railway Station, circa 1910. Alexander Turnbull Library 

A load of hay arrives by truck at the Upper Hutt railway goods shed with a wagon load of timber nearby, circa 1920s. Alexander Turnbull Library.

Late on the evening of Saturday, 29 March 1914, soon after the last train from Wellington arrived at Upper Hutt, a dozen of the Upper Hutt railway staff found themselves caught up in a conflagration on Main Street...

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