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The Miranui Flaxmill was owned by A & L Seifert Company Ltd, and opened in 1907. This 5 ton locomotive was used to haul the trucks of flax from the swamp to the mill. The locomotive did not prove successful on swamp ground and was replaced by horses.

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2011P_Fx13_004586
Title
Locomotive at Miranui Flaxmill, near Shannon
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Fx13
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Coolstore

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Place
Tokomaru, Horowhenua Region
Date
1907

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Palmerston North City Library

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