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The first completed portion of the Arthur's Pass Tunnel

Newspaper caption: The entrance is very substantially built and is faced with concrete.

Date 1909
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Sloven's Creek viaduct, Midland Railway

Newspaper caption: The train crosses the viaduct over Sloven's Creek from which can be obtained a bird's eye view of the Waimakariri Gorge. The most remarkable structure on the line from an...

Date 1910
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Railwaymen on strike, Addington

The National Union of Railwaymen's Canterbury secretary, Mr P. S Corliss, speaking to the railway staff through a loud hailer while the Minister of Transport, Mr Gair, waits on the footpath outside...

Date 1983-03-09
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Railways Corporation publicity featuring Trudy van Zyl

"Miss Freightcare", Trudy van Zyl, in a dangerous goods store in Christchurch as part of campaign to promote safe handling of substances and awkward loads by the Railways Corporation. Zyl is wearing a...

Date 1983-03-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

General view of the works in the vicinity of Sloven's Creek

Newspaper caption: The difficulties of railway construction on the Midland Line are well portrayed in this picture. The whole of the foundations are show besides the workmen's quarters.

Date 1908
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

The drawing office at Otira

Newspaper caption: The Midland Railway, fashions and a boycott. In the doorway is Mr W. A. Hutton, assistant to Mr Reynolds, consulting engineer.

Date 1908
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

The Sloven's Creek viaduct

Newspaper caption: Linking the east and west by the iron line. Progress of the construction work on the Midland Railway.

Date 1908
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

The Line in the vicinity of Cragieburn

Newspaper caption: Linking the east and west by the iron line. Progress of the construction work on the Midland Railway.

Date 1908
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

A temporary bridge on the ballast railway, Otira

Newspaper caption: The Midland Railway, fashions and a boycott

Date 1908
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

The Sloven's Creek bridge

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

Addington Workshops library

Addington Railway Workshops Maintenance Shop sub-foreman and library trustee and auditor, Pat Sullivan (left) and Franz Mader, senior coach builder and head librarian in the Addington Workshops...

Date 1979-12-12
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Christchurch Star photographs

The progress of construction works on the Midland Railway

Newspaper caption: Good progress is being made in the construction of the Midland Railway, and work is being carried on all along the line of the uncompleted portion, right up to the tunnel mouth. The...

Date 1912
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

The workings at the mouth of No. 11 tunnel

Newspaper caption: The progress of the Midland Railway construction. This photograph gives a good idea of the amount of material which collects at the mouth of a tunnel which is being constructed. The...

Date 1907
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

A general view of Broken River railway workings

Newspaper caption: The progress of the Midland Railway construction.

Date 1907
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Workmen's camp in Bealey Gorge

Newspaper caption: On the route of the Midland Railway. This camp is situated at Horsehoe Bend, Bealey Gorge, and similar camps are at present dotted all along the proposed route. The railway line...

Date 1912
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The railway bridge over the Waimakariri river

Newspaper caption: On the route of the Midland Railway. The Bealey Township is on the other side of the river, at a point at the end of the spur on the right.

Date 1912
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

On the route of the Midland Railway

Newspaper caption: On the route of the Midland Railway. Bealey Flat township, at the eastern headworks of the railway.

Date 1913
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Slips on the Midland railway

Newspaper caption: (1) The big slip and washout near Otarama. The slip was 132 feet wide. (2) At the big slip, showing the rails suspended across the abyss. (3) Another big washout between Nos. 9 and...

Date 1923
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The coal bins at Avoca: loading coal into the trucks

Newspaper caption: On the road to the West Coast: a picture on the Canterbury side of the range.

Date 1923
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Widening a cutting

Newspaper caption: Construction on the Midland Railway Line. The earth and shingle taken from these cuttings are used for filling in the gullies.

Date 1904
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

No. 9 Tunnel

Newspaper caption: Construction on the Midland Railway Line.

Date 1904
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press