Kōrero: Agricultural processing industries

Frozen meat carcasses go by rail

Frozen meat carcasses go by rail

Freezing works were often built near ports and connected by rail. The Railways Department built special refrigerated carriages to keep the carcasses frozen – as seen in this photograph probably from the 1920s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: 1/2-045403-G
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Jane Tolerton, 'Agricultural processing industries - Freezing works, 1880s to the 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25186/frozen-meat-carcasses-go-by-rail (accessed 17 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Jane Tolerton, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010