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The Miranui Flaxmill was reputed to be the largest of its kind in the world when opened in 1907. It was owned by A & L Seifert Flaxmilling Company Ltd. This picture shows the height the river got to in the "Old Man Flood".

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011N_Fx4_004626
Title
Flood at Miranui Flax Mill, near Shannon
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Fx4
Held In
Coolstore

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Creation

Created By
Place
Horowhenua Region
Date
circa 1914

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags
flood,
natural disaster,

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