"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...
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...
Newspaper caption: The entrance is very substantially built and is faced with concrete.
Newspaper caption: Winter scenes in the Cass District.
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.
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...
Newspaper caption: Bealey is situated in Canterbury, and is the half-way stopping station on the road between Greymouth and Christchurch. It is renowned for its beautiful scenery, and the glaciers on...
Newspaper caption: The Midland Railway, fashions and a boycott. In the doorway is Mr W. A. Hutton, assistant to Mr Reynolds, consulting engineer.
Newspaper caption: Linking the east and west by the iron line. Progress of the construction work on the Midland Railway.
Newspaper caption: The Midland Railway, fashions and a boycott
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...
Steam engine pulling goods wagons across Martindales Road viaduct, Heathcote
Steam train arriving at Heathcote Railway Station with maltworks on the right and looking to the Port Hills.
Steam engine coming into Heathcote Railway Station with Maltworks on right.
Group of onlookers looking at derailed engine and cars near Heathcote tunnel.
Bill and Ruth Burnell along with other onlookers looking at derailed engine and cars near Heathcote tunnel.
Bill and Ruth Burnell at scene of derailment accident near Heathcote tunnel.
Newspaper caption: Construction on the Midland Railway Line. The earth and shingle taken from these cuttings are used for filling in the gullies.
Newspaper caption: Construction on the Midland Railway Line.
Newspaper caption: Construction on the Midland Railway Line. The Staircase Tunnel is the first of three tunnels between Staircase Viaduct and Broken River Viaduct.