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Workmen on a tea break

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.

Date 2008-02-19
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Milly Hopkins collection

Workemen replacing wall and windows at IGA

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.

Date 1971-04-16
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Shifting of a printing press at IGA

Mobile crane moving an offset printing press from the printing department at IGA to another building at the Independent Grocers Alliance premises in Hornby.

Date 1971-04-16
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

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

Transporting old train carriages to Ferrymead Museum

Old railway carriages being loaded onto trucks to be transported to Ferrymead Museum of Science and Transport.

Date 1971-12-04
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Train carriages on the way to Ferrymead Museum

Old railway carriages being loaded onto trucks to be transported to Ferrymead Museum of Science and Transport.

Date 1971-12-04
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Antigua Bridge, August 8 1902

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.

Date 1902-08-08
Format Glass plate negative
Resource Type Image
Collection Samuel Anstey collection

The Line in the vicinity of Cragieburn

Newspaper caption: Linking the east and west by the iron line. Progress of the construction work on the Midland Railway.

Date 1908
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

Taumutu Maori Pah Road

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.

Date 1903
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

An air compressor used for rock piercing

Newspaper caption: The progress of the Midland Railway construction.

Date 1907
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Workmen clearing away surface rock from the Bealey end

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.

Date 1909
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

One of the pneumatic drills in the fitting shop

Newspaper caption: A 'snapshot' taken during the time of the Midland Railway construction. The interior of a fitting shop showing a pneumatic drill.

Date 1909
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times

Widening a cutting

Newspaper caption: Construction on the Midland Railway Line. The earth and shingle taken from these cuttings are used for filling in the gullies.

Date 1904
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Canterbury end of the Otira tunnel on the Midland Railway

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.

Date 1914
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Trucks of cement at Staircase

Newspaper caption: Progress of the Midland Railway: views at Staircase Gully and Broken River.

Date 1904
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Weekly Press

Boring a tunnel

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...

Date 1904
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection Canterbury Times