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An excavator at work moving shingle onto a truck. 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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2011G_ELMAR-3_005434
Title
Excavator at work, Palmerston North
Relation
CA: Elmar Negative Collection: Notebook 1: F536
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
Date
circa 1946

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Palmerston North City Library

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