Wheat harvested from across the Waimea Plains waits to be loaded onto the ‘wheat train’ to Gore and beyond, while drivers, horses, and a buggy and carts stand by. Grain output was falling at this time, around 1899, as land was converted to serve more lucrative pastoral farming – a new dairy factory is in the background.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Gore Historical Museum
Reference: M VIII 8
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