Story: Workshop industries

A. & G. Price locomotive

A. & G. Price locomotive

The entire staff of A. & G. Price's engineering workshop in Thames pose with the 100th railway locomotive they built, about 1923. The spread of railway lines around the country in this period helped the firm to grow from tiny beginnings into a large company.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Ian Hunter, 'Workshop industries - The first New Zealand workshops', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 July 2022)

Story by Ian Hunter, published 11 Mar 2010