Digitised Image

Steam powered earth moving machine operating during railway construction at Ohakune, [ca 1890-1930]

Reference Number: 1/1-007178-G

Steam powered earth moving machine operating during railway construction at Ohakune. Photograph taken by Samuel Heath Head between 1890-1930.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Ohakune, Railway construction workers and Railways - Design and construction.

Part of:
Head, Samuel Heath, d 1948 :Negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00261 (101 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Two of these machines were made for the New Zealand Railways in 1905 by Whitaker Brothers Ltd, Horsforth, Leeds. Only one survives today and is at the Silver Stream Railway museum in Upper Hutt, Wellington.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures385. Railways. Construction(PFP-017279)

Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=14352). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI
View and/or order a copy of this image from Timeframes
View Archived Image on NDHA

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments