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Rock cutting beyond Staircase Gully

Newspaper caption: Workers using picks and shovels to excavate a rock cutting during the construction of the section of the Midland Railway line between Staircase Gully and Broken River.

Date 1904
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Workmen clearing away surface rock from the Bealey end

Newspaper caption: A 'snapshot' taken during the time of the Midland Railway construction. Workmen using 'pick and shovel' and horse and trolley clear away surface rock at the Bealey end of the line.

Date 1909
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Unemployed youth in a cabbage patch

Unemployed youth working the vegetable plot on the property of funeral director Fred A. Trotter (297 Ferry Road) as part of an employment scheme.

Date 1983-05-28
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Christchurch Star photographs

Snow on Ben More and Porters Pass

Views of Torlesse Ranges and Porters Pass while approaching from Springfield.[Frame 39] M. Alderson.

Date 1971-07-15
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Men working on railway tracks after derailment

Men working on railway tracks at the Christchurch railway yard after the derailment of several carriages, one visible in background.

Date 1971-11-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Shovelling snow in Springfield

[Frame 22] Snow in the yard of a house. [Frame 23] People boarding a Police bus. [Frames 24 to 27] Two children shovelling snow in Springfield.

Date 1973-08-08
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star negative strips

Michael Carter holding a shovel

Michael Carter, who had his foot amputated after a motor accident, sitting on a stool holding a shovel.

Date 1973-10-09
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Christchurch Star negative strips