Kōrero: Whanganui region

Eastown railway workshops

Eastown railway workshops

New Zealand Railways’ workshops in Wanganui East made rolling stock (railway carriages and engines) and items such as tarpaulins. Long a major Whanganui employer, they closed in 1986 with the loss of over 400 jobs.

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Whanganui Regional Museum
Reference: B.1824

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Fighting stagnation, 1970s and beyond', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19055/eastown-railway-workshops (accessed 3 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015