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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 Its value today is approximately £250 and has now been replaced by this modern fully equipped engine valued at £4500 (lower picture)."

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Image
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2017N_2017-20_017737
Title
"The Old and the New" [fire engines]
Relation
Coolstore
Format
B&W negative
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IMCA Digital Archive
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Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
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Ashhurst
Date
June 27, 1963

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