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.
Views of choir boys on the Christchurch-Invercargill express.
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.
Front of the royal train on the 1953 tour by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.
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.
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...
Maree Redward stands between two steam locomotives at Ferrymead Heritage Park.
Ian Fisher, a coachbuilder, working on the restoration of Engine W192, the first steam locomotive built at the workshops. W192 will carry passengers from Christchurch Railway Station to the Workshops...
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Newspaper caption: The Antarctic relief ship Morning: picnic at Otarama, on November 21, organised by Christchurch citizens.
Newspaper caption: The midday express from Christchurch to Dunedin crossing the bridge over the Selwyn River, North Canterbury.
Newspaper caption: On the road to the West Coast: a picture on the Canterbury side of the range.
Newspaper caption: The West Coast to Christchurch bound express, carrying over fifty passengers derailed near Cora Lynn, shortly after leaving Arthur's Pass. There were no casualties and the driver...
Newspaper caption: The West Coast to Christchurch bound express, carrying over fifty passengers, derailed near Cora Lynn, shortly after leaving Arthur's Pass. There were no casualties and the driver...
Mrs Marie Ovington and her two granddaughters on the train at Ferrymead Heritage Park.
A toddler investigates "Bruce" the tank engine at Steam Scene Christchurch (C.S.P.S.Inc), McLeans Island.
Carpenter at the Addington workshops re-modelling interior of old main-line carriage to prepare the Southerner for duty.
Carpenters at the Addington workshops re-modelling exterior of old main-line carriage to prepare the Southerner for service.
Steam engine pulling goods wagons across Martindales Road viaduct, Heathcote
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.