Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua places

Train running through the Square

Train running through the Square

Until 1963 the main trunk railway line ran through the centre of Palmerston North – the Square.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-151711; F
Photograph by William Barbour Beattie

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How to cite this page:

Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua places - Palmerston North', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9428/train-running-through-the-square (accessed 14 December 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015