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Horse-drawn rail timber wagon hauling a log to the mill at Horopito, February 1921

Reference Number: APG-2010-1/2-G

Large team of horses hauling a log to the mill along railway tracks near Horopito. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber in February 1921. According to Wise's Post Office Directory (1921 edition, p 2343) the Horopito Mill was owned by the Berg Brothers.

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1 image, related to Horopito Mill, Berg Brothers (Firm), Horopito, Forests and forestry - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Tramways - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Log transportation, Logging - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region and Horse teams.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Note on back of file print reads "Horse train. Ohakune. 1909" but this does not match the information in Godber's Album (Vol 109, p 136 (PA1-q-102)) in which there is an original print with the inscription "Hauling a log to the mill. Horopito. 2/21".

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures 634. Timber industry. Transport. Horse. 1921(PFP-025768)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - Hauling a log to the mill. Horopito. 2/21.

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