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A worker procesing sheep intestines which were cleaned and stretched. The Kiwi Bacon Factory, adjacent to the Works, took most of the intestines for casing in the production of sausages. 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.

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2011G_ELMAR-2-B14_005323
Title
Workman, Longburn Freezing Works
Relation
CA: Elmar Negative Collection: (102)
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Coolstore

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Works Road, Longburn, Palmerston North
Date
1940s

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Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

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