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Green, Brown & May petrol stationary engine - serial number 291 - about two horse power. Made in the 1900s by Brown & May Manufacturers Limited, Devizes, England. Used to power shearing machines at Molesworth, Awatere Valley, Marlborough. Donated by William (Bill) Chisholm of Molesworth and owned by the Marlborough Vintage Farm Machinery Society Inc. From Page 47 of Norm Brayshaw's duplicate letter book 26/4/1971-18/5/1972, which is in Archives, Bay 91, Shelf B, Box MHS Correspondence 1964-74. Marlborough Vintage Farm Machinery, 23 February 1972, Mr. W.W. Chisholm, Molesworth Station, Blenheim. Dear Bill, Just a note to express our appreciation of your interest in the Museum project. We thank you for opening the Park and for the donation of the Visitors book. We are starting building further units soon and we hope to have a successful year. Many thanks for the donations of gear sent in from Molesworth - the items.
Engine -Stationary Engines from the collection of the Marlborough Vintage Farm Machinery Society Inc -Copyright Marlborough Vintage Farm Machinery Society Inc

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