A group of three workmen parked by the side of the road taking a tea break. Traffic cones and traffic lights are visible in the foreground.
Workmen replacing a section of wall and window that had to be removed to get the printing press in its new building at the IGA premises in Hornby.
Mobile crane moving an offset printing press from the printing department at IGA to another building at the Independent Grocers Alliance premises in Hornby.
Three men working with Excavator, machinery, and Bedford trucks at the Waipara County Council shingle plant.
Three men working with machinery and Bedford trucks at the Waipara County Council shingle plant.
Construction of a new cell block at Paparua Prison in Templeton.
Old railway carriages being loaded onto trucks to be transported to Ferrymead Museum of Science and Transport.
The Moscow Circus’s big top coming down.
Group of three workmen on the riverbank of the Avon River beside the Antigua Bridge looking towards Cambridge Terrace. Another man is standing on the bridge watching.
Newspaper caption: Linking the east and west by the iron line. Progress of the construction work on the Midland Railway.
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...
Newspaper caption: The same road, after having been dealt with by the Austin Reversible road-grader. The portion shown in the photograph represents about two hours' work of the machine.
Newspaper caption: The progress of the Midland Railway construction.
Newspaper caption: A 'snapshot' taken during the time of the Midland Railway construction. Workmen using 'pick and shovel' and horse and trolley clear away surface rock at the Bealey end of the line.
Newspaper caption: A 'snapshot' taken during the time of the Midland Railway construction. The interior of a fitting shop showing a pneumatic drill.
Newspaper caption: Construction on the Midland Railway Line.
Newspaper caption: Construction on the Midland Railway Line. The earth and shingle taken from these cuttings are used for filling in the gullies.
Newspaper caption: The four o'clock shift going on. Note the electric motor at the head of the two trucks. The working is a mile in.
Newspaper caption: Progress of the Midland Railway: views at Staircase Gully and Broken River.
Newspaper caption: The photograph shows the south end of the No. 8 tunnel on the Broken River line. Men are working day and night at three points of the tunnel, and it is hoped to complete this part...
Photograph published without additional caption.