Kōrero: Transport of animals

Double-decker stock truck, 1940

Double-decker stock truck, 1940

This old Commer truck from Wainui-O-Mata Transport is loaded with sheep. The animals are large and very woolly, so the driver has not been able to fit many on. Both decks appear to have four pens, with two sheep to a pen. The loading ramp is very simple, with mānuka sticks for side-rails.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, John Dobrée Pascoe Collection (PAColl-0783)
Reference: MNZ-001810-1/2; F
Photograph by John Dobrée Pascoe

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ruth Low, 'Transport of animals - Trucks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18101/double-decker-stock-truck-1940 (accessed 14 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Ruth Low, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008