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These bales of wool are being transported from A W Akers' "Broadlands" Estate to the Ashhurst Railway Station. The wagon was owned by the Akers' Estate and was driven by the late Mr Clarrie Ralph. W G S Romley was manager of the estate at this time. The team of horses had to ford the Pohangina River in order to arrive at Ashhurst.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Sf 7
Date
circa 1931
Digitisation ID
2014N_Sf7_008026
Held In
Coolstore

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