Turning the first sod for the Main Trunk Railway (South Island), Christchurch-Timaru line, [ca 1865]
Reference Number: 1/2-020116-F
Group at the turning of the first sod for South Island Main Truck Railway, (on the Christchurch-Timaru line), circa 1885. Mrs Beswick holds the spade. The Mayor Joseph Sutton Beswick (stands alongside?). Photographer unidentified.
Turning the first sod for the Main Trunk Railway (South Island), Christchurch-Timaru line, Reference Number 1/2-020116-F (1 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures385. Railways. Lines. Main Trunk [S.I]. ca 1865(PFP-017918)
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