DAI 8 Umutaoroa Factory

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DAI 8 Umutaoroa Factory.

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The  eighth in a series of photos on the dairy industrry Series title "dairy Industry".

Description: A photo of a gathering outside the Umutaoroa factory, Included a house (possibly managers), cleared bushlands and horse drawn wagons. The original factory was suggested by F. C. W. Beeare in the 1890s and openned in 1893. The Dannevirke Co-operative company was formed and took over the factory on 15 August 1899. The original wooden factory was destoryed by fire in 1930 and the site of the new factory was moved to accross the road from the old hall site. This factory is now a private residence

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