Inscription printed on front of photograph reads: “Poplar Mill.”
Inscriptions on reverse read: “Tramming for Poplar Mill.” “Geo Rankin on Tram.” “Fred Allerby on tram.” “About 1919.” “Donated by Mr Fred Allerby of Rongotea 1969. (Copy negative held by I R Matheson.”
Carting flax at Poplar mill c1919. Two horses are pulling wagons loaded with cut flax along a tramway. The two men in the photograph are Fred Allerby and Geo Rankin.
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