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Brian Webb in Burwood Hospital

Mr Brian Webb, an apprentice welder, in Burwood Hospital following an accident at the factory of Andersons Ltd., where he suffered burns.

Date 1969-12-23
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Car wreckage

Wreckage of a car following a fatal crash off Tram Road near Swannanoa.

Date 1970-02-14
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Crane on Hereford Street

Scenes of a crane which got stuck on Hereford Street during the move from Hereford Street into Hereford Lane.

Date 1970-02-14
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Dave Hewitt and Bruce Armstrong

Portrait of Dave Hewitt (left) and Bruce Armstrong who have both sustained eye injuries from metal splinters from farm machinery. Both are in the eye ward at Christchurch Hospital.

Date 1970-03-04
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Tipped truck on St Asaph Street

Views of a truck that tipped onto its side whilst unloading a fork-lift truck on St Asaph Street.

Date 1970-02-16
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Tipped truck on St Asaph Street

Views of a truck that tipped onto its side whilst unloading a fork-lift truck on St Asaph Street.

Date 1970-02-16
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Evacuation on Waltham Road

Police ushering bystanders away from leaking LPG cylinders on Waltham Road on the corner with Moorhouse Avenue and Barbadoes Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1980 Star photographs

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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

J. McKeitch who sustained cuts and bruises and a broken leg

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. The first two men rescued, now lying in...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

J Shaw, a trucker who has a broken leg

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. The first two men rescued, now lying in...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Mr J. Toy and the Rev. E. K. Mules

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. Mr J. Toy is a blacksmith at the Otira end of...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

One of the rescuers, Mr J. Mahoney

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. One of the rescuers was J. Mahoney. After the...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Looking down the slip from the hillside

Newspaper caption: "The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. This gives a very good idea of the extent of...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Mr J. Toy arranging the carts for the wounded

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. Dr J. W. McBrearty and Nurse Drewitt won golden...

Date 1910-05-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Beard and Pitts on the cart

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. The four most seriously injured men, Charles...

Date 1910-05-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

General view of Bealey Flat, showing where the slip happened

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. This picture gives an excellent view of the...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press