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Locomotive on the banks of the Whangaehu Stream, at the scene of the 1953 railway disaster at Tangiwai, Dec 1953

Reference Number: PAColl-2388-07

View at Tangiwai after the railway disaster of 24 December 1953, showing a locomotive, and part of the bridge, on the banks of the river. There is a theodolite on the right. Photograph taken late December 1953 by Photo News (Wellington).

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Silver gelatin photoprints, related to Photo News Ltd 1945-1965.

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 16.4 x 20.9. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - No flange at head; Verso - Photo News Wellington

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