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Grading deer skins

Deer skins being untied and graded in a central city store.

Date 1945-07-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Bales of deer skins

Bales of deer skins prepared and ready for shipment.

Date 1945-07-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Firefighters using the station pole

Firefighters descending from the recreation room via a pole at the Christchurch Central Fire Station at 178 Lichfield Street.

Date 1945-07-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star photographs

Snow storm damaged power pole

Damaged power pole after a snowstorm.

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

Mr Bettle outside his shop during the 1945 Big Snow

Albie Bettle standing outside his Four Square Store on the corner of 16 Station Road, Heathcote Valley. Snow fell from 12-14 July followed by a gale on 13 July.

Date 1945-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Heathcote Railway Station during the 1945 Big Snow

Group of people having a snowfight at the Heathcote Railway Station in front of stationary train. Snow fell from 12-14 July followed by a gale on 13 July.

Date 1945-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

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

Fun in the Street [Melrose St, 1945 Christchurch Snowstorm]

On the 13 July 1945 there was a howling North West gale and the next morning the City of Christchurch woke up to three feet of snow. Schools were closed for a week and the power was cut off, bur a lot...

Date 1945-07-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2015 Photo Hunt

Snow in Cathedral Square

View looking across Cathedral Square covered in snow towards the Regent Theatre.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1940s Christchurch Star 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

Eleven women in the snow

Eleven unidentified women sitting, standing, and playing in the snow in front of the Girls Training Centre (Burwood) building.

Date 1945-07
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Vinicombe family collection

Chicken coops surrounded by snow

Chicken coops and a weatherboard building surrounded by snow at Frank and Fred Vinicombe’s poultry farm in Shirley.

Date 1945-07
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Vinicombe family collection

Sheds surrounded by snow

Two sheds in the backyard of the Vinicombe homestead on New Brighton Road, surrounded by snow. Burwood Park is visible in background.

Date 1945-07
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Vinicombe family collection