Story: Cars and the motor industry
The Todd brothers became major players in the New Zealand car assembly industry. This is their original garage where they sold cars at Heriot, in West Otago, in 1925. Charles Todd had become a fellmonger (animal-hide dealer) at Heriot in 1884 with his son Charles. In 1915 Charles junior moved to Dunedin and formed a stock and station agency, Todd Brothers. They soon opened up branches in many parts of Otago selling Ford cars and later trucks and tractors.
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Private collection, Neil and June Penman
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