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The Miranui Flaxmill, near Shannon, was the largest flaxmill built in New Zealand, in 1907. The view shows the bleaching paddocks, where flax hung on drying fences and lay on ground to dry. Stacks were also used for drying. Part of the scutching shed is in the foreground.

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2007N_Fx21_Fla_0617
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Miranui Flaxmill paddocks, near Shannon
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Public Photograph Collection Fx 21
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Horowhenua Region
Date
circa 1907

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Palmerston North City Library

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