Christchurch gasworks & Lyttelton rail line from Waltham Road overbridge.
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.
Scenes of Springbok rugby tour protesters and of police rushing to control crowds outside Lancaster Park following a march from Cathedral Square.
Kevin Cole, Daryl Edwards, and Lance Mitchell sitting on crates outside Lancaster Park on Stevens Street.
Rugby fans with sleeping bags queuing up on Stevens Street to watch the All Blacks vs British Lions match at Lancaster Park.
Views of the queue of fans on Stevens Street waiting to attend the All Blacks vs British Lions rugby match at Lancaster Park.
Proposed site of the central fire station prior to construction, taken from Lichfield Street looking south-east towards Barbadoes Street, Christchurch Gas Works and the Port Hills.
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.
The remains of gasholder Number 6 at the gas works which collapsed six years prior. It is to be cut up for scrap.
Aerial view of the gas works.
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.
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.