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This image was taken for a story that ran in The Manawatu Evening Standard on 17 September, 1959. "At present railway workers are relaying a portion of the Main Trunk line between Main Street East and Princess Street. They are laying 504ft a day. The photograph shows a gang of workers starting to take metal from under the sleepers."

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2017N_2017-20_015299
Title
"Relaying the Main Line' Workers Upgrading the Railway Tracks
Relation
Coolstore
Format
B&W negative
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IMCA Digital Archive
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection

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Palmerston North
Date
September 17, 1959

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Fairfax Media New Zealand

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