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The interior of the surge chamber

Newspaper caption: Additional electric power for Christchurch: New works at Lake Coleridge. The picture, taken from the mouth of the 11ft tunnel, shows the screens and gates leading out of the new...

Date 1926
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

A trip to the Midland Railway Works

Newspaper caption: (1) The resident engineer's staff ready for work. (2) The mouth of a tunnel, showing the manner in which the woodwork is built up. (3) The first tunnel at Patterson's Creek showing...

Date 1905-03-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Interior of No. 3 Tunnel, Patterson's Creek

Newspaper caption: A trip to the Midland Railway Works: Springfield to Broken River. The white streaks on the left of the photograph are caused by the dropping of the flashlight powder.

Date 1901
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

No. 6 Tunnel near Staircase Gully

Newspaper caption: A trip to the Midland Railway Works: Springfield to Broken River.

Date 1901
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Arthur's Pass tunnel on the West Coast Railway

Newspaper caption: "This photograph was taken by Mr Manson, tunnel overseer at Otira. The remarkable point about the photograph is the fact that the Arthur's Pass end of the tunnel can also be seen, a...

Date 1922
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Mr J. Toy arranging the carts for the wounded

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. Dr J. W. McBrearty and Nurse Drewitt won golden...

Date 1910-05-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Beard and Pitts on the cart

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. The four most seriously injured men, Charles...

Date 1910-05-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

One of the rescuers, Mr J. Mahoney

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. One of the rescuers was J. Mahoney. After the...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Mr J. Toy and the Rev. E. K. Mules

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. Mr J. Toy is a blacksmith at the Otira end of...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Looking down the slip from the hillside

Newspaper caption: "The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. This gives a very good idea of the extent of...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The cross drive put in the side of the tunnel

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. The drive was a put in on a straight line for...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The same spot as seen by daylight

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. Daylight can be clearly seen through the hole...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The mouth of the tunnel, Bealey End

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents. It was about two chains inside the tunnel that...

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Bringing out Bray to the cart

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents.

Date 1910-05-03
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Messrs Sheedy, T. McDonagh, Boyes (injured), Rae and Gardner

Newspaper caption: The fatal accident at the Otira Tunnel, Midland Railway: Collapse of a sill at the Bealey end: Men Imprisoned: Scenes and Incidents.

Date 1910-05-02 to 1910-05-07
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Engineering staff at the mouth of the Otira tunnel

Newspaper caption: From the left: Mr Leslie Reynolds (consulting engineer), Mr Hutton (assistant engineer), Mr Hoye (tunnel foreman), Mr Dennie (electrical engineer, manager of works), Mr Richardson...

Date 1908
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Through the outlet

Newspaper caption: Lake Ellesmere: opening the new outlet. The Hon T. Y. Duncan , Mr W. T. Massey, and others go through the tunnel.

Date 1904-05-05
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

At the tunnel outlet showing the concrete walls

Newspaper caption: Electric Power Works at Lake Coleridge. The pictures given on this page show the progress that is being made with the harnessing of Lake Coleridge to supply the city of Christchurch...

Date 1913
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

The bridge over the Rolleston River

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

Date 1908
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

The entrance to the Bealey end of the Arthur's Pass tunnel

Newspaper caption: The Midland Railway. Scenes at the Otira end of the Arthur's Pass tunnel. The accompanying pictures were taken very recently, and they describe the work as it is to-day. The Otira...

Date 1910
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Tunnel entrance showing little locomotive

Newspaper caption: The Midland Railway. Scenes at the Otira end of the Arthur's Pass tunnel. The accompanying pictures were taken very recently, and they describe the work as it is to-day. The Otira...

Date 1910
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

One of the shifts at the tunnel mouth

Newspaper caption: The Midland Railway. Scenes at the Otira end of the Arthur's Pass tunnel. The accompanying pictures were taken very recently, and they describe the work as it is to-day. The Otira...

Date 1910
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times