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On the back of this print was the caption, "opening of W & M Railway" and the handwriting seemed to be that of the donor's grandfather Mr L G West, who was Mayor of Palmerston North 1885-1887. A full account of this event can be found in the Evening Post, Volume XXXII, Issue 146, 4 November 1886, Page 2 (available at Paperspast)

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2014N_Rsq2_007894
Title
Opening of the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company Line
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Rsq 2
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
Date
November 1886

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Palmerston North City Library

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