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The old gasworks were located near the railways sheds. For a full account of the event, see Manawatu Standard, 5 August 1913, Page 5 in an article entitled "Explosion and Fire" (available online on www.paperspast.natlib.govt.nz).

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Rm 16
Date
August 5, 1913
Digitisation ID
2014N_Rm16_007840
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive

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Creation

Created By
Place
Terrace End?, Palmerston North

Object rights

Taxonomy

Tags
accident,
damage,
fire fighters,
fire hose,
fire service,
hose,
photographs,
railways,
smoke,
water,
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