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Accident to the Wellington to Auckland Main Trunk Express at the first tunnel from Thorndon. View of wrecked postal van, circa 1923., 1923

Reference Number: APG-0809-1/2-G

Railway accident at the first tunnel from Thorndon, showing the wrecked postal van on the Wellington to Auckland Express. Photographed by A P Godber circa 1923.

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand Railways, Railways - Rolling-stock and Railway accidents.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures385. Railways. Accidents(PFP-024493)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - Accident ro Well. - Auck. Main Trunk Xpress at first tunnel from Thorndon. Interior of wrecked postal van.

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