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This store, established in 1882, was taken over by Henry Stephens in 1908, from a Mr Tarrant. He ran the store until 1913. The horse drawn coaches, with passengers, are lined up outside the shop in Awahuri. From left: “Rongotea Royal Mail Coachline”, travelled between Rongotea and Palmerston North, owned by Samuel Paul; Rongotea and Sandon coach, owned by Samuel Paul; Rongotea and Feilding coach, owned by A H Hobbs.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Awah 7
Date
1908 to 1913
Digitisation ID
2009N_Awah7_RTL_2296
Held In
Coolstore

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