SSG 12 Cycle Club

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SSG 12 Cycle Club.


The  twelfth in a series of photos of sports and sports grounds Series title "Sports and sports grounds".

On back : Len Ransom

Description: A club portrait taken outside of what could be the pavilion at the domain, names on orginal include Front row on ground from left : R. E. Rasussen, Campbell, G. L. Bartlett, M. McPhee, A hendersen, James Bissell, J. Calder, R. N. Blakiston, , E. A. Ransom, Jack Solomon, Geo. Wallace, John Drummond, G. Potts and On Platform : D. McIntyre, S. Christiansen, M. Bennett, Billie Curtis,  J. Bogun, C. Brown, F. Craven, J. Holt, J. C. Davidson. Many of Dannevirke's councillors and mayors would become members of the Dannevirke Athletic and cycling club. The club itself  was formed at the end of the 19th century and became very popular as the roads were improved. In fact races were organized to the Matahiwi (on way to Woodville) and back. A variety of bicycles are included in the photo.

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