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The Miranui Flaxmill, near Shannon, was the largest flaxmill built in New Zealand, in 1907. At its height in 1926 it employed about 300 workers. Dick Webb, Mill Manager, is seated on the ground holding his daughter, in front of the first row of men.

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2007P_Fx18_FLA_0614
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Workers at Miranui Flaxmill, near Shannon
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Public Photograph Collection Fx 18
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Horowhenua Region
Date
1907

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Palmerston North City Library

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