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Snow storm damaged power pole

Damaged power pole after a snowstorm.

Date 1945-07-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Damage to lines by snowstorm

Workers repairing the electrical lines which were damaged in the 1945 snowfall.

Date 1945-07-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Neighbours in Melrose Street during the 1945 Snowstorm

On the 13 July 1945 there was a howling North West gale and the next morning the City of Christchurch and the Canterbury Province woke up to three feet of snow. Schools were closed for a week and the...

Date 1945-07-14
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt