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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...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs

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...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs

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

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

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

Bealey Flat, Arthur's Pass railway station on the left

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...

Date 1916
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

Steam train passing over Martindales Road viaduct

Steam engine pulling goods wagons across Martindales Road viaduct, Heathcote

Date 1910 (year approximate) to 1929 (year approximate)
Format Postcard
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Heathcote Railway Station and Malt House

Steam train arriving at Heathcote Railway Station with maltworks on the right and looking to the Port Hills.

Date 1910 (year approximate) to 1929 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Steam engine coming into Heathcote railway station

Steam engine coming into Heathcote Railway Station with Maltworks on right.

Date 1900 (year approximate) to 1919 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Train derailment at Heathcote tunnel

Group of onlookers looking at derailed engine and cars near Heathcote tunnel.

Date 1929-01-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

Bill and Ruth at train derailment near Heathcote tunnel

Bill and Ruth Burnell along with other onlookers looking at derailed engine and cars near Heathcote tunnel.

Date 1929-01-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Gimblett family collection

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

Material and appliances for the viaduct over Staircase Gully

Newspaper caption: Construction on the Midland Railway Line.

Date 1904
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The mouth of the Staircase tunnel (West End)

Newspaper caption: Construction on the Midland Railway Line. The Staircase Tunnel is the first of three tunnels between Staircase Viaduct and Broken River Viaduct.

Date 1904
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press