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From the archives of the Heritage Treasures Museum: Sleigh buses in Riverfield

This photograph of Findlay Milne’s sleigh bus was taken around 1935. Schoolchildren would take the sleigh bus to Riverfield, where they met a motorized bus to continue their journey to school in Howick. Keeping warm in the sleigh bus required warm clothing and a layer of straw or hay on the floor.

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