Story: Transport of animals

Sheep wagons, Westfield freezing works

Sheep wagons, Westfield freezing works

Until the 1960s most stock were transported to the freezing works by rail. These sheep are being delivered to the Westfield works in South Auckland, probably in the late 1940s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Publicity Studios Collection
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Photograph by W. Walker

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Ruth Low, 'Transport of animals - Rail transport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 August 2022)

Story by Ruth Low, published 24 Nov 2008