Wagon in Waipukurau 1913
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Text of letter –
P.B. 560 WAIPUKURAU 5.9.69
Mr. W. M. Morris
As you have acquired our old wagon I thought you may like to have a picture and a few details of same when in full use.
The names of the horses were Leaders (from left) “Jock, Jean, Blaze”
Shafters (from left) “Rose & Tiger”
Driver – Thos. Roberts.
Passenger – Shearers’ cook’s offsider, name unknown.
No. of bales of wool 20.
Each morning the wagon left at 6 a.m. for Waipukurau, returning at 3.30. p.m. then loaded for the next trip.
Waipukurau – 12 miles
Building behind – Waipukurau Hospital
R. B. Johnstone”