Printed bottom of original, as caption: “Official start of Levin’s sewerage scheme. On the truck are Cr. A.J.H. Allen (left) the Mayor Mr A.W. Parton, (right), and borough engineer Mr E.J. Henshall (head and shoulders at centre). Later Mr H.E. Herring jumped up on the truck and spoke in criticism of technical aspects of the scheme.”
Typed on piece of paper glued to back: “Page 111, Chronicle 1981 Sup. Official start of Levin Sewerage System. On truck, Cr. A.G.H. Allen [? A.J.H.], left, A.W. Parton, Borough Engineer E.J. Henshall sitting between. 12.1.1953. Later H.E. Herring jumped on to the truck and spoke in criticism of technical aspects of the scheme.”
Official start of Levin’s sewerage scheme, 12 January, 1953 with Mayor, Engineer & Councillors on the back of a truck. Cr. A.J.H. Allen (left, foot on truck side). Mr E.J. Henshall, borough engineer (centre, seated). Mr A.W. Parton, Mayor (right, standing).
1 B&W photo print copy, mounted (with 2000.018.0239b)
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