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Opening of the Midland Railway at Jacksons, Westland - Photograph taken by James Ring, ca 1880s

Reference Number: PAColl-3060-044

Opening of the Midland Railway at Jacksons, Westland, by Joseph Ward (not visible), circa 1880s. Shows a group of men and women, all wearing hats, standing on the tracks by the railway station. A steam locomotive is on the left. Flags hang above the crowd. Tree ferns stand in a row alongside the station. Photograph taken by James Ring.

Key terms:
1 image, related to James Ring, New Zealand Midland Railway Company Ltd, Jacksons, Crowds, Railways - New Zealand - West Coast Region, Opening rites and Railway stations - New Zealand - West Coast Region.

Part of:
Prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection, Reference Number PAColl-3060-1 (71 digitised items)
Making New Zealand:Negatives and prints from the Making New Zealand Centennial collection, Reference Number PAColl-3060 (311 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 16.2 x 21.6 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

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