Story: Agricultural processing industries

The chain (2nd of 2)

The chain

From about 1930 ‘the chain’ carried carcasses through the freezing works. Each worker carried out a specific operation on a carcass as the chain brought it past them.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Making New Zealand Centennial Collection (PAColl-3060)
Reference: MNZ-1517
Photograph by Green & Hahn

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How to cite this page:

Jane Tolerton, 'Agricultural processing industries - Freezing works, 1880s to the 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 January 2022)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 11 Mar 2010