Handwritten botton of original, as caption: ” Cutting a track along the crest of the main ridge on the First Burn. The spot is the “worst mass of birch timber” shown in a previous view. 28.10.14”
Stamped on back with black ink – Horowhenua Historical Society. Acc. No. Date
.0309 identifies the 4 men as – Gilbert Adkin, Mr W.G. Adkin, and labourers ‘Andy’ & ‘Dick’.
An enlargement of the upper photograph in the composite 2000.018.0308, showing unidentified men cutting a track through the first burn, 1914. Caption beneath the photograph reads: “Cutting a track along the crest of the main ridgeon the First Burn. The spot is the ‘worst mass of birch timber’ shown in a previous view.”
1 B&W photo print copy, mounted
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