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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 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

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

Steam engine at Christchurch Railway Station

Scenes of members of the Friends of the Ferrymead Fraternity photographing a steam engine at Christchurch Railway Station ahead of them taking a trip on the train to Tinwald.

Date 1970-02-14
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1969 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

Arthur's Pass excursion

Arthur's Pass railway station, foothills of Canterbury. An exciting steam train day trip from Christchurch in July 1958.  From left: Brian, Ann, Jan, Jenny, Carol, Janet, Sally, Arthur and Clifford...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Arthur's Pass excursion

Homeward bound on the steam train returning to Christchurch from a day trip to Arthur's Pass. Teenagers making their own fun. From left: Clifford Begg, Arthur Parris (with ukulele), Sally Matthews...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Royal train Queen's Visit 1953

Back of the royal train, showing viewing platform, on the 1953 tour by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2016 Photo Hunt

Train float for the Hay's Christmas Parade

A train float with a santa sleigh and reindeer float being admired by families in Hagley Park ahead of the Hay's Christmas Parade through the central city.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

A day trip on a steam train to Arthurs Pass

A group of children in a steam train during a day trip to Arthurs Pass. From left at back - John Marker, Shirley Marker. From left at front - Eileen Marker, Tony Marker, Flora Marker.
Highly commended...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2018 Photo Hunt

Freight train

Train approaching Curries Road as seen from Cumnor Terrace.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Victor Wu : Woolston, 2019

View from Durham Street South overbridge

View from the Durham Street South overbridge, looking northwest. A train is on the railway line passing behind Moorhouse Avenue.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Christchurch views, pre 2010 earthquakes

Train crossing Matai Street, Riccarton

A steam train crossing Matai Street with cargo including wooden planks. A man is watching the train pass.

Date 1963 to 1964
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Milly Hopkins collection

Train float, Hay's Ltd Christmas pageant

Train float in the Hay's Limited Christmas pageant. Christchurch railway station in Moorhouse Avenue under construction in background.

Date 1953-12 (year and month uncertain)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Albert James North collection

Train float and carriages, Hay's Ltd Christmas pageant

Train float and carriages in the Hay's Limited Christmas pageant. Christchurch railway station in Moorhouse Avenue under construction in background.

Date 1953-12 (year and month uncertain)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Albert James North collection

New railway station at Arthur's Pass

New railway station at Arthur's Pass. Three railcars! The new station was built in 1966.

Date
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2013 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