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The 1953 flooding of the Manawatu and Oroua River was one of the worst on record for the area. This photograph shows a car on a flooded road near Bourke's Drain during the Rangiotu Flood. The photograph was taken from the Main Road looking towards Palmerston North.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_IMCA-DigitalMaster_009483
Title
Car on Flooded Road, Rangiotu Flood
Relation
Digital Photograph Collection, with no hardcopy held
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive

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Creation

Created By
Place
Manawatu
Date
February 1953

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

Taxonomy

Community Tags
flood,
natural disaster,
truck,
water,

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