agriculture

Haymaking

Haymaking in the late 1930s

Meatworks

The works were destroyed in the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake. The works were opened on 22 October 1906.

Onions

Onion crop

Potato Field, Park Rd South 1964

Photo Caption – “Potato Field Park Rd Sth”

Potato Harvesting

Man in bowler hat using his mechanical potato-digger, about 1905

Pumpkin Field in Wall Road 1960

Photocaption – “Field of pumpkins Wall Rd,”

Pumpkins

Grown on Mr P Drummond’s farm

Sheepskins on Truck

Sign on door possibly says “Tallow Buyer”. Sign on shop behind truck says “E Mathews”

Stacking Bins

Stacking bins

Te Aute Hill Scene

Slide caption – “View on Te Aute hill”

Traction Engine Pulling Wool Wagons

Traction engine pulling wool wagons at Sherenden

Traction Engine Pulling Wool Wagons

Traction engine pulling wool wagons at Sherenden

Wheat Harvesting

Wheat harvesting

Wheat Harvesting 1938

From Hastings Mail, 21 December 1938 –

‘Reaping and binding – a familiar sight in the Hawke’s Bay countryside.’

Willowford Wool Scouring Plant

Wool scouring plant built by David Paton Balfour at Willowford, Waiwhare

Willowford Wool Scouring Plant

Wool scouring plant built by David Paton Balfour at Willowford, Waiwhare