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In 1890, the Longburn Slaughtering and Freezing Company established this freezing works just south of Palmerston North. Built by the Munro Brothers of Palmerston North at a total cost of £36,000, initially capital was insufficient and the business fell into the hands of Liquidators, until bought by the National Mortgage and Agency Company. The works were again sold to the Co-operative Wholesale Society (U.K) in 1940. They closed in October 1987.

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2011N_Lo24_004968
Title
Aerial view of Longburn Freezing Works
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Public Photograph Collection Lo24
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Coolstore

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Works Road, Longburn, Palmerston North
Date
1925 to 1930

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Palmerston North City Council

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