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The Miranui Flax Mill was reputed to be the largest of its kind in the world when opened in 1907. It was owned by A & L Seifert Flaxmilling Company Ltd and in 1926 employed about 300 people.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011N_Fx3_004625
Title
Miranui Flaxmill, near Shannon
Held In
Coolstore
Original held in
Public Photograph Collection Fx3
Date
1909

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Horowhenua Region

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agriculture,
buildings,
flax industry,
mill,
photographs,
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