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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 one of the events was a scene depicting the arrival of the first train from Wellington at the site of the original train station in The Square. Here the engine awaits the event in the rail yards on Main Street.

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Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_J95-2_005048
Title
Palmerston North 75th Jubilee engine
Relation
Public Photograph Collection J 95-2
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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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