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Inside the tunnel showing the scene of the second fall

Newspaper caption: The Arthur's Pass tunnel accident. The first of the three trucks is seen, the others being completely buried by rock, earth and timber. A party was endeavouring to effect the rescue...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
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Collection Canterbury Times

The piece of one of the trucks which had to be sawn

Newspaper caption: The Arthur's Pass tunnel accident. Pitt, one of the rescuers, was caught in the second fall and a portion of a truck settled on his neck, and but for his presence of mind in placing...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
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Collection Canterbury Times

A willing band of workers

Newspaper caption: The Arthur's Pass tunnel accident. The lady with the child is Mrs Shaw, wife of James Shaw, one of the injured men. Mrs Shaw keeps a boarding house at the Bealey and she was...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
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Collection Canterbury Times

The drill which was used in making the drive

Newspaper caption: The Arthur's Pass tunnel accident. The four men on the left worked unceasingly in their efforts to effect a breach. Their names are (from the left) - C. Gardiner, G. Cameron, G...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
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Collection Canterbury Times

Interest in the electric power scheme at Lake Coleridge

Newspaper caption: The party proceeded to Lake Coleridge in motor cars on March 22. It included Members of Parliament, the Mayor of Christchurch, the City Engineer, and several representative citizens...

Date 1910-03-22
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Collection Canterbury Times

Salvation Army barracks

Newspaper caption: Whirlwind at Leeston. This building was overturned while an Army service was in progress. A whirlwind at Leeston on Thursday night shortly after eight o'clock, while a thunderstorm...

Date 1902-03-13
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Collection Canterbury Times

Messrs Yde and Chittock's houses which were crushed

Newspaper caption: The fatal landslip at Otira: A man buried and four houses covered by the debris: A disastrous storm. The scene of the Otira disaster: the residents along the hillside fled panic...

Date 1916-09-13
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Collection Canterbury Times

Salvation Army barracks

Newspaper caption: Whirlwind at Leeston. Interior view. A whirlwind at Leeston on Thursday night shortly after eight o'clock, while a thunderstorm was raging, a whirlwind struck Leeston township...

Date 1902-03-13
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Collection Canterbury Times

Snapshots taken at the ploughing match, Templeton

Newspaper caption: The Paparua Ploughing Match Association held its annual fixture on Mr George Bailey's farm, Templeton on August 5. The meeting was highly successful, the entries being considerably...

Date 1914-08-05
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Collection Canterbury Times

A view of where the great landslide occurred at Otira

Newspaper caption: The fatal landslip at Otira: A man buried and four houses covered by the debris: A disastrous storm. The scene of the Otira disaster: the residents along the hillside fled panic...

Date 1916-09-13
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Collection Canterbury Times

The pipe through which communication was maintained

Newspaper caption: The Arthur's Pass tunnel accident. Doyle and Duggan were given up for dead when tapping was heard on the pipe. The tapping was replied to and the pipe, a five-inch one, was cut. A...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
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Collection Canterbury Times

The drive in the side of the hill

Newspaper caption: The Arthur's Pass tunnel accident. As it was found impossible to free the entombed men from the main tunnel entrance on account of the risk to the relievers from falling earth and...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
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Collection Canterbury Times

Doyle (on the left) and Duggan

Newspaper caption: The Arthur's Pass tunnel accident. A full account of the accident will be found in the Reading pages of this journal.

Date 1910-05-07 (approximate)
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Collection Canterbury Times

Celebration of golden and silver weddings at Lincoln

Newspaper caption: The above is a photograph taken on the occasion of the celebration of the golden wedding of Pastor Pratt and Mrs. Pratt, and also the silver wedding of their daughter and son in law...

Date 1916-09-18
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Collection Canterbury Times

A day with rod and line

Newspaper caption: Snapshots on the Selwyn on the opening day of the fishing season. Photograph No. 5 by T. Sewell. (1) The first of the season. (2) Specimens of trout caught on the opening day. (3)...

Date 1910-10-01
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Collection Canterbury Times

The boating fatality at Mount White Station

Newspaper caption: On Wednesday evening, January 26, three men - Andrew Thompson (carpenter), William Hewitt (blacksmith), and R. W. Wilson (shepherd), were crossing the lake on Mount White Station in...

Date 1910-01-26
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Collection Canterbury Times

A notable Maori wedding at Sedgemere Canterbury

Newspaper caption: On Wednesday, July 30, an interesting Maori wedding took place at St Mark's Church, Sedgemere, in the Ellesmere district, when Eruera Pohau Erihana of Puketeraki was married to Tini...

Date 1913-07-30
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Collection Canterbury Times

A smash up at the Otira tunnel works

Newspaper caption: On July 7 an accident occurred at the tunnel works at Otira which involved the contractors in serious loss. The petrol locomotive and a rake of eight trucks were hurled from a...

Date 1910-07-07
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Collection Canterbury Times

The beautifying moment at Leeston

Newspaper caption: On April 6, the Beautifying Association at Leeston commenced operations in connection with the purpose for which the society was formed. The photograph shows the president, Mr J...

Date 1910-04-06
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Collection Canterbury Times