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There was a week of celebratory activities to mark Palmerston North's beginning as a Borough in 1877. On Wednesday 19 March a scene depicted the arrival of the first train from Wellington at the site of the original train station in The Square. Shown here is the steam engine (WA68) decked out with flags and a sign in its shed at the Railway yards, Main Street.

Identification

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Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_J95-1_005047
Title
Palmerston North 75th Jubilee engine
Relation
Public Photograph Collection J 95-1
Held In
Coolstore

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Place
Main Street, Palmerston North
Date
March 19, 1952

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Palmerston North City Library

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