Views of twisted metal during the demolition of the Christchurch Gas Works. Frames one and two show demolition worker Mr Bill Muston on the site.
Views of twisted metal during the demolition of the Christchurch Gas Works.
View of High Street in the rain from the United Services Hotel looking south east towards the Christchurch Gas Works.
Gas works byproducts treatment area seen from the Waltham Street bridge.
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.
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.
Aftermath of explosion in the booster section of of the Christchurch Gas Company gas works.
View of the Christchurch Gas Company gas works.
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.
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.
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.
View along High Street at the intersection with Cashel Street looking towards the Christchurch Gas Works and the Port Hills.
Aerial view of the Christchurch Gasworks in Waltham during demolition work of the individual buildings. Moorhouse Avenue is on the left with administration buildings at 472 Moorhouse Avenue on the...