vintage truck

Fargo Truck

Photo caption on rear –

“1930 Fargo with a Rae Bros spreading bin on it
Photo taken in our truck yard in Orchard Road”

Fargo Truck

Spreading fertiliser in an orchard using 1930 Fargo truck, 1990s

Federal Knight

1920 Federal Knight

2 and 3 – at Spencers’ yard

4 – Taken 1972

Olly Rae worked for GM Spencer as a topdresser driver from about 1937 to 1947

Haymaking

Workmen threshing hay

Text on truck –

“LAY & SON
PHONE 1229[?]
HAY PRESSING
& WOOD SAWN”

Number plate 44.781

Henderson Carrier

Henderson’s cartage truck; wool brand “C.K.”

Signs on truck –

“J.T. HENDERSON. CARRIER & FOWARDING AGENT.

PHONE 145″

 

Heretaunga Dairy Co-op Truck

Heretaunga Co-operative Dairy Company Limited truck; number plate WI-754

Olly Rae With Spreader

Photo caption on rear –

“During World War 2
Topdressing
Olly Rae standing on the back truck he drove
It was a R10″

Monroe spreader on rear of truck

Picnic Group

Hawke’s Bay Council Council truck with picnicmakers

Signs on truck –

“HBCC.36
H.B.C. 48
[number plate] HA.1413.”

Powdrell's Horse Truck

Powdrell Brothers transport truck for horses.

Signs on truck –

“Phone 89

ENGINEERS
COACHBUILDERS

44.356 [number plate]”

Powdrell's Sheep Truck

First three-tiered sheep crate for Powdrell Brothers, Hastings, 1920s

Powdrell's Trucks

Powdrell Brothers transport trucks, carting wool

Powdrell's Trucks

Two Powdrell Brothers trucks carting sacks of goods

River Crossing

Royal Mail car crossing river ford, possibly over Rangitikei River near Kuripapango

Royal Mail Coach

ROYAL MAIL COACH
Leaves Post Office 10 a.m every Wednesday for SHERENDEN, TUNI [TUNA] NUI and WILLOWFORD, returning Thursday.
Leaves 10 a.m Fridays for WILLOWFORD and PATEA, returning Tuesday.
Leaves 10 a.m Tuesdays and Fridays for WHANA WHANA, returning following day.

Motor Buses and Vehicle of every description For Hire

Motor Cars For Hire Night and Day

Telephones 159 and 206 – Taxi Stand 599
MOTOR MAIL ‘BUS
Leaves for FERNHILL and MARAEKAKAHO every morning at 9.30,

Royal Mail Coach

Royal Mail Coach run operated by Graham & Gebbie, outside the Hastings depot. The coach went to Sherenden, Tuna Nui, Willowford, Whana Whana, Fernhill, Maraekakaho and Kereru on a regular basis.