Kōrero: Rural services

Poster for a farmers’ train

This poster, dating from 1927, advertises a special farmers’ train from Canterbury to the Otago Winter Show. Farmers’ organisations lobbied for and received special rail transport concessions from the late 19th century.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-E-RAIL-1927-01

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural services - Railways', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/18553/poster-for-a-farmers-train (accessed 5 December 2021)

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