The Woburn Station is one of the stations on the Hutt Valley line. Unfortunately, the day I did this sketch the train drivers were on strike so there were no Metro Trains running ti include in the sketch.
This sketch of Hardwick Smith Lounge took about 3 hours.
Molly Malone’s Pub was a popular pub before the large 7.5 earthquake caused damage that made the building unsafe to enter.
It was the first fine Wednesday, so the Urban Sketching Group headed to the river at Kennedy-Good bridge to sketch views of the river and snow on the Tararua Ranges.
The Petone Settlers Museum building was built in 1940 to comemerate the landing of the of the first Settlers to the Wellington district in January 1840.
As the population of our cities grows the density of our housing in the inner city has also grown. Many of the old original large sections have been subdivided into smaller plots to allow for more homes.
There are many old villas in the western end of Petone. Many of them have been demolished to make way for small business such as this one at 119A Richmond Street.
The Taita Railway station was opened in March 1954 when as part of a major upgrade to the Wellington to Wairarapa Railway line.
Sketch of the Gibson Sheat Centre Building Queens Drive Lower Hutt.
A sketch of 47 Adelaide Road, Petone by Owen McCarthy. The house is on the corner of Adelaide Road and Patrick Street. Patrick Street has a number of heritage listed houses. Although 47 Adelaide Road is not heritage listed, it is of a similar design.