The Gear meat works, in the middle distance, covers a large site in Petone, in this view from the early 20th century. In the foreground the Hutt Road doglegs and is crossed by the Wellington–Wairarapa railway line. Beside the line are the railway workshops (left), beyond the hotel. Workers’ houses surround the industries.
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