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The barrels are labeled "Produce of Longburn New Zealand. XXB Grade 1. Inedible tallow". 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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Image
Digitisation ID
2011G_ELMAR-2-B14_005326
Title
Barrels, Longburn Freezing Works
Relation
CA: Elmar Negative Collection: (116)
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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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