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Written on back with blue ballpoint pen: “The driver of the team was known as Billy Blows & the man on the log as Hoppy Russell.”

Also written back with black ink pen: “Levin, December 20 / 1910. Dear Fred, I will come up with the first train on Saturday morning to help you shift. From your brother, Frank.”

Also stamped on back with blue ink – Horowhenua Historical Society.

A coloured postcard showing a bullock team pulling a log along The Avenue, north of Levin. The team consists of ten beasts and one man, Billy Blows, the team driver, walks alongside the team. A second man, Happy Russell, sits atop the log on the wagon.

See also – 2000.464.0001, 1980.173.0002 and 2000.146 .0001

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Bullock Team Pulling Log, The Avenue, Levin

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