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Printed on front of mounting board, top right, with black ink: “P 79”

Written on back with black ballpoint pen: “Tar-sealing of Queen Street West.”

A group of ten unidentified men stand beside a steam roller on the during the tar-sealing of Queen Street West, Levin. The operator of the machine is visible in the cab

Names provided in The Chronicle 75th Jubilee Supplement published in March 1981:

From left: E.M. Mortensen, W.G. Clark, F.E. Parker, F. Lowe, F.G. Roe, H. Channings (borough overseer), T. Hobson (Mayor),F.J. Ramsay (power board secretary), A. Skitrop (Union Asphalt Co who supplied bitumen) and C.S. Keedwell.

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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Tar-sealing of Queen Street West, Levin

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