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Samuel Jickell was the Palmerston North Borough Engineer from 1904-1919. This photograph shows a sewer pipe being lain in a swamp. The 18" sewer is being laid on a ferro-concrete support as the swamp was over 14 foot deep.

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Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Se 2
Date
1905
Digitisation ID
2014N_Se2_008011
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Coolstore

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