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The men are digging out the bank with shovels and carting the dirt away by horse and cart along the constructed part of the tramline. The tramline was being built at Broadbelt's Mill at Coal Creek, near Apiti. Men identified as Dick Sixtus and Johnson(?) above and George Drummond and Harry Foot below.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Ti 21
Date
circa 1900 to circa 1910
Digitisation ID
2007N_Ti21_WOR_0129
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
Palmerston North

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Taxonomy

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clearing,
dig,
digging,
forest,
labour,
labourers,
mud,
photographs,
work,
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