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Mr G A Hart identified two men in the photo. Second from left, standing in the background, is Harry Hart and second from left, standing in the foreground with a stick, is Jim Davis. The exact location of this metal pit is unknown but it may have been at Ashhurst where the road to Bunnythorpe joins Hillcrest Road or at Church Hill, Awahou North.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Ro19_007880
Title
Labourers in Metal Pit, Pohangina District
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Ro 19
Date
circa 1905

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Place
Manawatu

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Taxonomy

Tags
horses,
industry,
labour,
photographs,
pick,
shovels,
wildbore,
work,
workmen,
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