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AN UNFAVOURABLiE REDORT:' \ (By Correspondent.)'.' : HAMILTON;: this day..; ' The Tepbrt ofMr. Mandeno* supervisorof the Waipa County, presente'd'an unfavourable 'report. on the condition , of Pirofhgia bridge. . The Council recently: decided to paint the but on com-; inencingthe vrork found that rusfwas' making such' ravages underneath •' the! paint that it was " necessary "to scrapethe structure, which is .a much bigger undertaking than painting. In reply to a question, the supervisor said the bridge was four and a-half years old, and he ■was at a loss to account for the Tust.; If -other bridges , ■in "the' district were ; composed of the same kind of steel, he ■wa : s : afraid they would liaye to foot, ai heavy bill for maintenance every" fevy : years.'l;"'"' ,'C : ' "\ -\'"_ ;.; ','.;■■;'-\'- ; ' Councillors' expressed great surprise" and disappointment "at the report,. , and decided' to give the , bridge ;three coats of, paint,' instead of ,two, ;ih" order,' if possible, to prevent .further xusting. 1 "

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STEEL BRIDGES., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 88, 14 April 1909

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STEEL BRIDGES. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 88, 14 April 1909

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