Kōrero: Country towns

Saddler, Featherston

Saddler, Featherston

Because horse power was the main mode of transport in rural areas until the First World War, country towns provided blacksmiths for shoeing the horses, wheelwrights and carriage-makers, and saddlers and harness-makers.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: 1/2-061756; F

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Country towns - Towns and the farm economy, 1870–1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19403/saddler-featherston (accessed 6 May 2021)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008