Mole Ploughing 1939
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From Hawke’s Bay Daily Mail, 1939 –
“‘MODERN METHODS . – Hawke’s Bay Electric Power Board members inspect the new cable laying machine at work near Hastings. This machine digs a 2 ft trench and lays a cable at the same time while steadily moving forward at a slow pace. The cable drum weighs five tons.”
Photo taken for newspaper article
Machine from Siemens Brothers, London
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