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Official ceremony held on 3 November 1886 at Otaihanga (between Paraparaumu and Waikanae) for the driving of the last spike of the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company's Wellington (Thorndon) - Longburn railway.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014P_R3_007564
Title
Opening of the Wellington - Longburn Railway
Relation
Public Photograph Collection R 3
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

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Place
Palmerston North
Date
1886

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Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

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