[Lifting engine of TEAL Short Solent for change at Tahiti]

Hajo Topzand, Photographer

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Maker and Role
Hajo Topzand, Photographer
Production Date
At Papeete a spare Hercules engine was kept with a shelf life of a year for engine changes for the Solent. On the occasion this image captures the Solent was ferried from Aitutaki to Papeete for an engine change with the assistance of a local crane. Leaving TEAL passengers on the islet of Akaiami for some days
Physical Description
1 slide : colour ; 5 x 5 cm
. Hand-written
Current Rights
All rights reserved
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Credit Line
Hajo Topzand. 1950s. [Lifting engine of TEAL Short Solent for change at Tahiti], PHO-2004-3510.19. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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