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The Wellington Manawatu Railway Company Limited constructed the rail line between Wellington and Palmerston, opened in 1886, and ran it until they sold it to the Government in 1908.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_R28_007813
Title
Train on the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Line
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
CA: Petersen Papers, Public Photograph Collection R 28
Date
circa 1890 to circa 1899

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Creation

Created By
Place
Manawatu

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Taxonomy

Tags
photographs,
r 28,
railway,
railways,
ridge,
transportation,
vista,
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Engine Sheds, Corner of West Street and Pioneer Highway
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Napier Mail Leaving Palmerston North
Train Derailment in the Manawatu Gorge
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Train Derailment in the Manawatu Gorge
A De-railed Carriage in the Flooded Makerua Swamp
Train Derailment in the Manawatu Gorge
Ka Class locomotive, Main Street West Yards