Digitised Image

Photographer on destroyed railway bridge at Tangiwai, after railway disaster, December 1953

Reference Number: PAColl-2388-05

View of Tangiwai in the aftermath of the railway disaster of 24 December 1953, showing destroyed carriages on the banks of the river, and a photographer on the remains of the bridge at left. Photograph taken late December 1953 by Photo News (Wellington).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes and Silver gelatin photoprints, related to Photo News Ltd 1945-1965, Railway bridges - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region and Photographers.

Part of:
Reeds Collection :Various photographs including 5 of the Tangiwai disaster, Reference Number PAColl-2388 (6 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Gelatin silver print 15.7 x 20.8 cm. Single photograph

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