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Lyttelton Tunnel construction

"Lyttelton Tunnel Under construction. Drilling from Heathcote end." - Contributor's note Winner in the Places category of the 2020 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

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Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Lyttelton Road Tunnel under construction

View during the construction of the Lyttelton Road Tunnel "Construction was from 1961 and it opened in 1964." - Contributor's note

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Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Cyclists entering Lyttelton Tunnel

View towards the entrance to the Lyttelton Tunnel following a group of cyclists. In the foreground is a cyclist on a Penny Farthing bicycle.

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Collection 1990 Star photographs

Cyclists entering Lyttelton Tunnel

View from within the Lyttelton Tunnel taken from the entrance following a group of cyclists through. To the left-hand-side is a man riding a Penny Farthing bicycle.

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Collection 1990 Star photographs

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.

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Collection 1981 Star photographs

No. 6 Tunnel near Staircase Gully

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

Date 1901
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Collection Weekly Press

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Collection Canterbury Times