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Railway workers in a cutting, during the construction of the Main Trunk Line at Raurimu, ca 1907

Reference Number: PA1-q-244-13

Unidentified railway workers at a cutting, circa 1907, during the construction of the Raurumu spiral on the Main Trunk Line. Shows a scene inside the cutting. Men, holding shovels, stand on carts used for earthmoving. Photograph taken by A G Tibbutt.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits, related to Blue collar workers, Labour - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region, Railways - Employees and Men - Employment - New Zealand - Bay of Plenty Region.

Part of:
Tibbutt album 1, Reference Number PA1-q-244 (7 digitised items)
Tibbutt, Alfred George :Main Trunk Railway photographs, Reference Number PAColl-6027 (7 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 15.5 x 20.8, on album page 24.3 x 30 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures385. Railways. Lines. Main trunk [N I]. Raurimu spiral(PFP-025959)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - beneath image: Tibbutt Victoria Studios Hamilton NZ; Caption on back page of album reads: "Cutting. Raurimu"

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