ShF 3 Tiratu 1913

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ShF 3 Tiratu 1913.

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The third photo in a series of photos of Sheep farming. Series title "Sheep Farming".

Description: Tiratu is a farming area near Dannevirke which use to include a school and dairy factory. The Tiratu area was opened up for leasing in 1889 and dispite pressure from Dannevirke people to purchase it on their behalf was leased to Henry Carlson and the Knight brothers. it would eventually be bought by the government as a soldier settlement after World War 1. This picture is of a wool / shearing shed in 1913. It is surrrounded by felled but as of yet cleared bush. Yards, fencing and track work is visible and the sheep have been musted.

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