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"Versatile Engineers Show Their Paces" - Army Engineers Ferrying Three-Ton Truck by Raft

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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 6 August 1958, page 8: "Engineer instructors of the Regular Force who are undergoing a star classification course at Linton, at the School of Military Engineering, are seen here in action on the artificial lake built by the school for bridging and watermanship exercises. A three-ton truck is ferried across the lake on a close support raft. These rafts are powered by four propulsion units, being four eight-horsepower motors, and are capable of carrying a class nine load, the equivalent of a loaded three-tonner or bran carrier."

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_014849
Title
"Versatile Engineers Show Their Paces" - Army Engineers Ferrying Three-Ton Truck by Raft
Relation
Manawatu Standard Negative Collection
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Coolstore
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Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

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Linton
Date
August 6, 1958

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Fairfax Media New Zealand

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