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Adam Burges's Implement Works was situated on the corner of Rangitikei and Queen Streets, Palmerston North. Adam Burges established and operated the business 1892-1918. It was then run by his sons, Duncan and Alan, until 1942 when they closed and sold the property. From left: Jack Low; George Piercy, body builder; George Shannon, blacksmith; William (Billy) Fabling, blacksmith's striker; Harry Isaacs,blacksmith; George Kingsbeer,coach builder; Alan Burges (small boy); Adam Burges; George Bell (owned cordial factory on opposite corner of Rangitikei and Grey Streets)

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Bc 13
Date
1896
Digitisation ID
2007N_Bc13_WOR_0074
Held In
Coolstore

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labour,
machinery,
oates' bicycles,
plough,
staff,
threshing,
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