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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 27 June, 1963. "The old Austin truck (top photograph) was given to the Ashhurst Volunteer Fire Brigade by the Oroua County Council. Its value today is approximately £250 and has now been replaced by this modern fully equipped engine valued at £4500 (lower picture)."

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_017737
Title
"The Old and the New" [fire engines]
Format
B&W negative
Held In
Other
Relation
2017-20
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Date
June 27, 1963

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Place
Ashhurst

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Tags
ashhurst,
fire engines,
fire truck,
replacement,
transport,
trucks,
volunteers,
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