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Demolition of the Palmerston North City Council owned Abattoir, built 1906, in Maxwell’s Line Palmerston North. This photograph shows the demolition of the boiling-down house section of the old abattoir. Mr A Spilman, former Manager of the Abbattoir 1917-1947, stands watching. The land was subsequently subdivided for housing in the rapidly growing Awapuni area of Palmerston North.

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Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Bc 446
Date
June 19, 1969
Digitisation ID
2009P_Bc446_BUI_2540
Held In
Coolstore

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