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Foot's mill was the last sawmill to cut timber on the northern Tararuas. It was situated on the top of Forest Hill Road, Fitzherbert East and operated from 1920-1927. The people in this photograph are Mr W H Foot (left), Mrs Foot (right) and their son William (centre).

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2014N_Ti37_009134
Title
Stacked Timber at W H Foot's Sawmill, Fitzherbert East
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Ti 37
Date
1924

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Place
Forest Hill Road, Fitzherbert East, Palmerston North

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car,
industry,
sawmilling,
timber,
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