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This machine is thought to be stamping muslin for bags that covered the carcasses. The Longburn Slaughtering and Freezing Company Ltd was established as a farmer's co-operative in 1890. Sited at Longburn, just south of Palmerston North, it later became known as the Longburn Freezing Works. It closed in 1986.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011G_ELMAR-2-B14_005335
Title
Bag Machine, Longburn Freezing Works
Relation
CA: Elmar Negative Collection: (42)
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
Works Road, Longburn, Palmerston North
Date
circa 1946

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Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

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