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More Info →De-railed railway carriages in the flooded Makerua swamp

People viewing the de-railment that took place between the Makerua Railway Station and the railway crossing at the junction of the present Makerua-Rangitāne Road and Highway 57. The house in the background was Yorston’s residence.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2007N_R11_RAI_0657
Title
De-railed railway carriages in the flooded Makerua swamp
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Palmerston North
Date
circa 1915

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags
flood,
natural disaster,
railway,
water,

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