Trucks from the collection of the Marlborough Vintage Farm Machinery Society Inc
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Collection VFM (unaccessioned) General
Date 1952
Description Dark blue Austin truck. Model Lodestar, manufactured in 1952, no serial number taken. Petrol driven, 6 cylinder with a 4 speed gearbox. The wooden deck is now bolted down, but it used to be a tip truck.

Originally from Nelson, it was owned by J.A. Robinson, cartage contractor of Blenheim, as a general farm produce carrier. His business details are sign written on the door. Its last trip was distributing a load of poisoned carrots at Molesworth. John Simmons was the driver.

Donated by J.A. Robinson of Cubit Street, Blenheim. Owned by Marlborough Vintage Farm Machinery Society Inc.
Object ID VFM0.800.0317
Object Name Truck
Other # VFM363
People Robinson, J.A.
Simmons, John
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Last modified on: December 15, 2014