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The excavator was built by A F Martin Ltd of 648-660 Main Street (at the time of the photograph). Martins were engineers, grinders and gear cutters. They also erected and repaired machinery and made concrete posts, and manufactured 'Martins Concrete Mixers' and woodworking machinery (Wises Directory 1953).

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011G_ELMAR-3_005433
Title
Excavator, Manawatu River site
Relation
CA: Elmar Negative Collection Notebook 1: F509
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
Palmerston North
Date
circa 1946

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Credit Line
Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

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