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Man and woman in canvas deckchairs

Man and woman in canvas deckchairs under a tree. House and garden in the background.

Date 1900 to 1907
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Man and woman in canvas deckchairs

Man and woman in canvas deckchairs under a tree with a dog. Fence and corner of house in the background.

Date 1900 to 1907
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

Rudolf Gopas, Artist

Portrait of Rudolf Gopas an artist from Sydenham, smoking a pipe.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs

The airpipe through which the imprisoned men were fed

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. The problem of getting refreshments to them was...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The pipe through which communication was maintained

Newspaper caption: The Arthur's Pass tunnel accident. Doyle and Duggan were given up for dead when tapping was heard on the pipe. The tapping was replied to and the pipe, a five-inch one, was cut. A...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

View from the outlet looking towards the power house

Newspaper caption: Electric Power Works at Lake Coleridge. The pictures given on this page show the progress that is being made with the harnessing of Lake Coleridge to supply the city of Christchurch...

Date 1913
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

A scene near the Punchbowl Waterfall

Newspaper caption: The Midland Railway. Scenes at the Otira end of the Arthur's Pass tunnel. The accompanying pictures were taken very recently, and they describe the work as it is to-day. The Otira...

Date 1910
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

To combat the foul air in the tunnel

Newspaper caption: These large pipes were taken into the tunnel in sections, joined together inside, and used to pump bad air out of the ‘cuddy' where the rescue party was working. At 6.30 am on...

Date 1925
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Communication established with entombed men

Newspaper caption: Pipes driven through the earthfall enabled the rescuers to keep in touch with Archer and Daly. Air was pumped through the small one (left), and food passed through the larger pipe...

Date 1925
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

K. L. Morgan in airport terminal

Views of K. L. Morgan, secretary of the International Federation of Park and Recreation Administration at Christchurch Airport.

Date 1970-11-02
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

On the road from Coalgate to Lake Coleridge

Photograph published without additional caption.

Date 1913
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

At Holt's Creek: the pipes at Otira used for water power

Newspaper caption: The Midland railway: two views at the Arthur's Pass tunnel works.

Date 1909
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Pipes which convey water down Holt's Creek

Newspaper caption: Piercing the Southern Alps: Views at the Arthur's Pass tunnel works, Otira, the connecting link in the East to the West Coast railway. The generating works at Holt's Creek.

Date 1909
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Truck with Hume concrete pipes

Truck with Hume concrete pipes on the site of a new factory in Alexandra.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1977 Star photographs

Mavis Suckling and Cyril

"Initially, I thought this photo was of my grandad Cyril with his sister Mavis. Of course, I only remember him as an old man (actually a grumpy old man). So when I first saw this photo and thought he...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Largest spun concrete pipes in New Zealand

Spun concrete pipes, the largest made in New Zealand, to be railed from the factory of Hume Industries Limited on Carmen Road in Hornby.

Date 1970-06-12
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Star Photographs

New playground in Cashmere Road

[Frames 31 to 33] Children playing in large concrete pipe. [Frames 34 and 35] Children playing in concrete maze.

Date 1970-12-24
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

The new section of the power-house at Lake Coleridge

Newspaper caption: Additional electric power for Christchurch: New works at Lake Coleridge. The extra generating power of the new plant will be 15,000 k.w., making a total of 27,000 k.w., or more than...

Date 1926
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

A. P. Ryan

Portraits of A. P. Ryan, meteorologist at Christchurch Airport.

Date 1971-04-30
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips