Marlborough Express Photographs From August 1957
Last bolt on last plank

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Copyright The Marlborough Express Newspaper Co. Ltd
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Collection Marlborough Express Negatives
Description Newspaper image from Negative number 24, referenced to scrapbook 1 - No.1 to 641, 23.7.57 to 28.8.57 - and published in The Marlborough Express Saturday August 31, 1957, page 6.

"Driving the last bolt in the last plank of the new decking on the second Upton Downs Bridge, Messrs. A.C. Graves and B. Gifford, of Seddon, have something to smile about. After four weeks work overhauling and renewing the bridges they were reopened to traffic last night shortly after this photograph was taken. The work is being done by labour contract by B.B. Garnham, contractor, of Blenheim and will cost about 4,000 pounds when completed. A small amount of timber replacement work is still to be carried out."
Year Range from 1957
Object ID MEX0.900.0024
Object Name Newspaper
People Graves, A.C.
Gifford, B.
Garnham, B.B.
Place Marlborough
Studio The Marlborough Express Newspaper Co. Ltd
Title Last bolt on last plank
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Last modified on: April 12, 2013