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Waltham Railway yard on day of strike

View from the overhead bridge across the idle railway yard at Waltham during a day of strike action. The Port Hills are visible in the background.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Trains and railway

The first railway to open in New Zealand was the line between Christchurch and Ferrymead when the locomotive, Pilgrim, made its initial journey in December 1863. From 1877 to 1990, the railway...

Northcote Kindergarten children with clowns

Children from Northcote Kindergarten singing with clowns Ellise Byrant (back) and Robert Stewart during a train ride from Christchurch Railway Station to Papanui as part of a Christmas event organised...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1987 Star photographs

Hosts and locomotive of the Southerner

Views of the Southerner express. [Frame 28] Locomotive DJ 1254. [Frame 32 and 33] A host with J. D. Watson.

Date 1970-11-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Interior of the Southerner

The interior of a passenger carriage and the buffet car of the Southerner.

Date 1970-11-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

DJ 1254 and carriage

A carriage and locomotive DJ 1254 of the Southerner express.

Date 1970-11-26
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Crash at Southbrook railway crossing

Views of a milk tanker which collided with a train at the Southbrook railway crossing, Rangiora. [Frames 4 to 6] J. J. Walshe.

Date 1971-04-29
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Underfloor lathe at Addington workshops

Two men at the Addington Railway Workshops stood beneath a train engine next to a newly installed underfloor lathe, used to grind down locomotive wheels to their correct size.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Star photographs

Model engineering exhibition, Spreydon

Members of the Canterbury Society of Model and Experimental Engineers working with miniature steam engines at the model engineering exhibition at Andrews Crescent in Spreydon.

Date 1970-02-14
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Royal train Queen's Visit 1953

Front of the royal train on the 1953 tour by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Leaving the train at Broken River

Newspaper caption: Piercing the Alps: The beginning of the Arthurs Pass tunnel. With the Canterbury party

Date 1908-05-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The Canterbury party leaving Christchurch Railway Station

Newspaper caption: Piercing the Alps: The beginning of the Arthurs Pass tunnel. With the Canterbury party

Date 1908-05-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Waka canoes from Murray Thacker's Museum

Scenes of a Waka canoe from Mr Murray Thacker's museum at Okains Bay being loaded onto a train for transport to Picton to take part in Captain Cook Bi-Centenary celebrations.

Date 1969-12-31
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 Christchurch Star negative strips

Pre-school children with Santa Claus

A group of pre-school children with Santa Claus inside a train carriage during a train ride from Christchurch Railway Station to Papanui as part of a Christmas event organised by Northlands Shopping...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Star photographs

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

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

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