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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 01 May 1958, page 12: "K. Cleghorn (North) and A. Merrin (South), two of New Zealand's top riders, fight out the finish for the 500 c.c. race at the inter-island motor-cycle scramble championship at Whakarongo on Saturday last. Cleghorn won the race with Merrin in second place."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_014735
Title
"A Close Finish" - Motor Cycles
Relation
Manawatu Standard Negative Collection
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Coolstore
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

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Creation

Created By
Place
Whakarongo
Date
May 1, 1958

Object rights

Credit Line
Fairfax Media New Zealand

Taxonomy

Tags
1950s,
black and white,
championship,
manawatu evening standard,
motorcycle,
whakarongo,
Community Tags
championships,
motor cycles,
whakarongo,

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Related items

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