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An aerial view of Child Brothers metal crushing plant during the great flood of 1953. Child Brothers Ltd, Carriers and Fuel Merchants, was established in 1919 by Edward G Child and his sons, W J Child & E W H Child. They opened the metal crushing depot and plant at the end of Albert Street near the Manawatu River c1927. The business later became known as Child Metal Ltd.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2009N_Bc150_BUI_ 2402
Title
Child Brothers metal crushing depot and plant during flood, Albert Street
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Bc 150
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
Palmerston North
Date
1953

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digger,
flood,
natural disaster,
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