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Lifting "coffee pot" steam engine back on track

Burnett Motors Ltd Ashburton crane lifting “coffee pot” steam engine at Fairton Freezing Works, after engine jumped the tracks. Driver Mr Trombley (centre, wearing overalls) can be seen assisting.

Date 1960 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Hurley collection

Bob White watching “coffee pot” being lifted by crane

Bob White behind a white fence leaning on a Ford car ("the V8"), watching the Burnett Motors Ltd Ashburton crane lifting the “coffee pot” steam engine at Fairton Freezing Works, after engine jumped...

Date 1960 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Hurley collection

Families having picnic beside a car in Staveley

Five children and three adults of the Johnson and Hurley families having a picnic, sitting beside a Chevrolet car on grass in Staveley. Female adults are holding teacups. Children are sitting on a...

Date 1957 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Hurley collection

Waipara County Council shingle plant

Three men working with machinery and Bedford trucks at the Waipara County Council shingle plant.

Date 1958 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Hurley collection

Four children with a snowman in Fairton

Four children, including Patty Harris, with a snowman in a clearing in front of the Fairton Freezing Works.

Date 1960 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Hurley collection

Grandparents and grandchildren sitting with cars

Three children sitting in front of three cars, with their grandparents. Car in the middle is a Standard 10, car on left is an Austin. A picnic at Leithfield.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Hurley collection

Jennifer Robinson standing on the “coffee pot” steam engine

Jennifer Robinson standing on the “coffee pot” steam engine stopped in long grass after it jumped the tracks in Fairton. Her brother Ewan can be seen to the left with his back to the camera. Mr...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Hurley collection

Charlie Hurley and Rex Palmer with rifles in Lewis Pass

Charlie Hurley sitting under verandah of a red shed with Rex Palmer standing next to a Vauxhall Velox LIP, both holding .303 Lee-Enfield rifles in Lewis Pass. A pile of empty beer bottles can be seen...

Date 1960 (year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Hurley collection

Port Nelson and Icebreaker USS Glacier

Port Nelson and Icebreaker USS Glacier docked at Lyttelton Harbour. "Icebreaker USS Glacier used to berth at Lyttelton prior to nuclear free policy." - Contributor's note

Date unspecified year in 1960
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

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.

Date 1961 to 1964
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Heathcote 1960s

View from the Bridle Path on the Port Hills looking towards Heathcote and across towards New Brighton.

Date unspecified year in 1960
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Governors Bay 1960's

View of Governors bay from Dyers Pass Road.

Date unspecified year in 1960
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

T.E.V Maori and Icebreaker USS Glacier

View over Lyttelton with the inter island ferry T.E.V Maori and Icebreaker USS Glacier berthed at Lyttelton harbour.

Date unspecified year in 1960
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Rapaki & Church Bay 1960s

View from the Summit Road looking towards Rapaki and across to Church Bay and the wider Banks Peninsula.

Date unspecified year in 1960
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
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

Date unspecified year in 1960
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Yacht Moorings Lyttelton

Yachts moored at the inner harbor at Lyttelton.

Date unspecified year in 1960
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Anne with the Meredith family overlooking Lyttelton

Anne with four members of the Meredith family standing by a barrier beside a Singer car above Naval Point. Overlooking Lyttelton from Summit Road. Quail Island is visible on the right.

Date 1960 (year uncertain; year approximate)
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Hurley collection

Summit Road

"Helen, Anne and John Hurley. Summit Road 1956. HAJ Hillman" - Contributor's note

Date 1956
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Corinthic Passenger Ship

View of the Corinthic Passenger Ship at Lyttelton Harbour. "Operated on the London, Curacao, Cristobal/Balboa, New Zealand service 1950's 60's" - Contributor's note

Date unspecified year in 1950
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

Captain Champion on Dredge Canterbury

View of Captain Champion aboard Dredge Canterbury at Lyttelton Harbour.

Date unspecified year in 1950
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt

HMS Jupiter and Tranz Tours Cruiseship, Lyttelton

View of the HMS Jupiter and Tranz Tours Cruise ship at Lyttelton Harbour as part of the 1974 Christchurch Commonwealth games and Royal visit.

Date 1974-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2020 Photo Hunt