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A view of the stock pens showing sheep awaiting slaughter. The Longburn Slaughtering and Freezing Company Ltd was established as a farmer's co-operative in 1890. Sited at Longburn, just south of Palmerston North, it later became known as the Longburn Freezing Works. It closed in 1986.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011G_ELMAR-2-B15_005348
Title
Stock pens, Longburn Freezing Works
Held In
Coolstore
Original held in
CA: Elmar Negative Collection: (122)
Date
1946~

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Place
Works Road, Longburn, Palmerston North

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Tags
1940s,
black and white,
elmar studios,
factory,
longburn freezing works,
meat,
photographs,
work,
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