Bullock Team in Railway Road, Hastings 1904

Bullock team in Railway Road, Hastings, outside Williams and Kettle building, 1904

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Hastings Hotel on corner of Heretaunga Street West
Railway on left with bell tower

“The firebell tower adjacent to the railway line with a bullock team in the foreground. Williams & Kettle’s building (which later burned down), is shown on the immediate right and the Hastings Hotel, the venue of the brigade’s inaugural meeting, in centre of picture looking along Railway Road in 1904” – from ‘Fighting Flames – A Century of Firefighting in Hastings 1886-1986’ by Russell Kirkby, 1986

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Williams and Kettle Limited, Hastings Hotel


Railway Road, Hastings

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