Views of choir boys on the Christchurch-Invercargill express.
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.
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.
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.
Front of the royal train on the 1953 tour by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.
Arthur's Pass railway station, foothills of Canterbury. An exciting steam train day trip from Christchurch in July 1958. ┬áFrom left: Brian, Ann, Jan, Jenny, Carol, Janet, Sally, Arthur and Clifford...
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...
Back of the royal train, showing viewing platform, on the 1953 tour by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh.
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.
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...
View of Curries Road, looking south, as a train crosses the road.
Train approaching Curries Road as seen from Cumnor Terrace.
View from the Durham Street South overbridge, looking northwest. A train is on the railway line passing behind Moorhouse Avenue.
A steam train crossing Matai Street with cargo including wooden planks. A man is watching the train pass.
Train float in the Hay's Limited Christmas pageant. Christchurch railway station in Moorhouse Avenue under construction in background.
Train float and carriages in the Hay's Limited Christmas pageant. Christchurch railway station in Moorhouse Avenue under construction in background.
Christchurch gasworks & Lyttelton rail line from Waltham Road overbridge.
View from Arthur's Pass Railway Station
New railway station at Arthur's Pass. Three railcars! The new station was built in 1966.
Newspaper caption: Piercing the Alps: The beginning of the Arthurs Pass tunnel. With the Canterbury party
Carpenters at the Addington workshops re-modelling exterior of old main-line carriage to prepare the Southerner for service.