Traction Engine

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Description

King Street, Hastings, after 3 February 1931 earthquake
Excelsior House building in background

Alf Watkins’ traction engine came into its own, shifting debris and hauling down unsafe buildings

Format of the original

Photographic print

Date published

1931

People

  • Alf Watkins

Accession number

409611

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