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This photograph shows the Staples Motor Workshop and the house next door after the floodwaters had abated. The 1953 flooding of the Manawatu and Oroua River was one of the worst on record for the area.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_IMCA-DigitalMaster_009500
Title
Staples Motor Workshop and House after Flood, Rangiotu
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 City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags
flood,
natural disaster,
water,

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