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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 1969 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.

Date 1976-02-25
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1976 Christchurch Star photographs

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

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

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...

Date 1986-11-18
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1986 Christchurch Star photographs

Restoring Engine W192 at the Addington Railway Workshops

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...

Date 1979-11-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1979 Christchurch Star photographs

The picnic party on the Waimakariri Gorge bridge

Newspaper caption: The Antarctic relief ship Morning: picnic at Otarama, on November 21, organised by Christchurch citizens.

Date 1902-11-21
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Crossing a bridge on the Christchurch-Dunedin railway

Newspaper caption: The midday express from Christchurch to Dunedin crossing the bridge over the Selwyn River, North Canterbury.

Date 1906
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The coal bins at Avoca: loading coal into the trucks

Newspaper caption: On the road to the West Coast: a picture on the Canterbury side of the range.

Date 1923
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Arthur's Pass train derailed near Cora Lynn Station

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...

Date 1923
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Wrecked locomotive and trucks

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...

Date 1923
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Toddler encounters Bruce the tank engine

A toddler investigates "Bruce" the tank engine at Steam Scene Christchurch (C.S.P.S.Inc), McLeans Island.

Date 2018-10-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Steam train passing over Martindales Road viaduct

Steam engine pulling goods wagons across Martindales Road viaduct, Heathcote

Date 1910 (year approximate) to 1929 (year approximate)
Format Postcard
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

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