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Gun emplacement, Godley Head

View of a World War II gun emplacement and down the 160 metre drop towards the entrance to a tunnel formerly used to store the shells for the guns at Godley Head.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

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

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

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

The large concrete blocks shed

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

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

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

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

Cyclists using Lyttelton Tunnel

Scenes of cyclists riding through Lyttelton Tunnel and as part of the annual spring cycle event. Frames three to six are of motorists queuing outside the tunnel waiting for it to reopen once the...

Date 1981-09-07
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

Cyclists entering Lyttelton Tunnel

Scenes of cyclists preparing and entering Lyttelton Tunnel as part of the annual spring cycle event where cyclists ride through the tunnel and the road is closed to motorists.

Date 1981-09-07
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Christchurch Star negative strips

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