Kōrero: Suburbs

Railways poster, 1930s (4 o 4)

Railways poster, 1930s

Public transport companies promoted suburban living in the period before private cars became widely available. New Zealand Railways produced this 1930s billboard to encourage suburban dwellers to travel by train.

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Reference: AAVK W3493 E7901

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Suburbs - The role of transport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25058/railways-poster-1930s (accessed 24 August 2019)

Story by Mark Derby, published 11 Mar 2010