A firefighter examines the foam covered tar refining unit at the Christchurch Gas Company plant in Waltham following a fire caused by tar being taken for testing.
Views of Mr M. Watson using the hydrogen flame ionisation gas leak detector on Lincoln Road.
Gasholders number 6, number 5 and number 4 at the Christchurch Gasworks.
The Intermittent vertical chamber plant at the Christchurch Gas Company gas works.
Gas works byproducts treatment area seen from the Waltham Street bridge.
The rear of the gas works with the water cooling towers visible.
A view of the byproducts area at the gas works.
The main yard of the gas works with the outlet pipe crossing overhead.
Bill Muston atop of the remains of gasholder no. 6 which is being cut up for scrap.
The valve which will turn off the gas supply at the redundant gas works.
Aerial view of the gas works site with the Waltham Street bridge and Moorhouse Avenue in the foreground.
Members of the New Brighton Photographic Club with photographs of the demolition of the gas works.
Demolition of the Christchurch Gas Company gas works.
The Christchurch Gas Company gas works site after demolition.
Terry Birchfields, demolition contractor, at the Christchurch Gas Company gas works.
Demolition of gasholder at the Christchurch Gas Company gas works.
Material from the demolished Christchurch Gas Company gas works ready for removal to the Waimairi landfill site.
Number 7 and number 6 gasholders at the Christchurch Gas Company gas works on Moorhouse Avenue.
Ken Burridge (left) and Eric Gorman view the collapsed crown of the Number 6 gasholder.
View of a holding tank at the gas works.
The Christchurch gas works.
One of the earliest stoves manufactured by the Christchurch Gas Company.
A hydrogen gas leak detector being operated by M. Watson on Lincoln Road.