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The photograph shows the machinery digging out gravel and depositing it into large buckets. The Longburn gravel pit was primarily used for railways ballast. Charles Henry Foley is on the far left.

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Image
Digitisation ID
2007N_R19_WOR_0120
Title
Men operating a metal loader at Longburn gravel pit.
Relation
Public Photograph Collection R 19
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Coolstore

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Creation

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Place
Palmerston North
Date
circa 1908 to circa 1910

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Palmerston North City Library

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