Kōrero: Rural services

Turakina station, 1951 (2 o 2)

Turakina station, 1951

Sheep crowd a pen in the Turakina station yard, near Whanganui, waiting to be loaded onto a train. Until restrictions on road freighting were lifted, from the 1970s, livestock were mostly transported by rail.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAVK W3493 B1727
Photograph by John LeCren

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural services - Railways', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18552/turakina-station-1951 (accessed 8 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008