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Wellington & Manawatu Railway station and yards, Shannon, Ca 1888

Reference Number: PA1-f-239-49

View of Shannon, looking south, showing the Wellington & Manawatu Railway station, yards and track. Photograph taken ca 1888 by Wrigglesworth & Binns of Wellington. Note the insulators for the recently-installed telephone on the side of the station, the loop siding to the right of centre, and the goods brake van on the dead-end siding at extreme right.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes and Collodion printing-out paper prints, related to Shannon, Railways - Track, Railway stations - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region and Native forest - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

Part of:
Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company Ltd :Views on the Wellington & Manawatu Railway, Reference Number PA1-f-239 (61 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Collodion print 15.2 x 20.4 cm, mounted on album page 23.4 x 30.1 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Historical Notes: Photograph taken at the same time as PA1-f-239-48. The land has been cleared as far as the surveyed township perimeter. Source of information: Uncommon carrier : the history of the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company, 1882-1908 / K.R. Cassells. p 92.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Photographer's title on negative - bottom right: 237. Shannon, Manawatu Ry. W&B

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