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Handwritten botton of original, as caption: “The First Burn from the top of Leighton’s Spur a few weeks after sowing the grass-seed. 7.6.14”

Stamped on back with black ink – Horowhenua Historical Society. Acc. No. Date

An unknown man stands at the bottom right of this photograph surveying the first burn at Leighton’s Spur, North Block, 1914. The caption beneath the photograph reads “The first burn from the top of Leighton’s Spur a few weeks after sewing the grass-seed. 7.6.14”

Enlargement of lower photograph 2000.018.0304

1 B&W photo print copy, mounted

Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Horowhenua Historical Society Inc.”

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First Burn (Leighton's Spur), North Block, 1914

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