Kevin Freeman’s comprehensive book ‘Diesel, Dust, Men and Machines’ covers most of the contractors involved with work on the hydro scheme in the South Island, from Benmore to Clyde, with a brief history on each and plenty of photos.
In the back of this book is also a comprehensive list of all machines involved, including serial numbers and records of where they ended up after the dam projects finished. This large book retails for $59.99 plus postage.
It is available from KF Speciality Book on Facebook, Trademe, the Twizel Bookshop, and GT Carter Books, Wanganui. We have one copy to give away to a lucky contestant …To enter the draw simply tell us why you deserve to win the book in 50 words or less. The best explanation wins.
Enter by replying to this post or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Tell us in 50 words or less why you deserve to win a copy of ‘Diesel, Dust, Men and Machines.
The winner will be drawn on June 20th. Good luck!