Digitised Image

Crowd at opening of Otira Tunnel, 4 Aug 1923

Reference Number: MNZ-1691-1/4-F

Photograph of a crowd standing beside the railroad tracks at the opening of the Otira Tunnel on 4 August 1923. Attendants include: Sir Joseph Ward, 2nd from left; Thomas Wilford, 5th from left; Evan Parry, 6th from left facing William Massey, centre; Gordon Coates, holding coat; George Forbes, far right. Photographer unidentified.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Rt Hon Joseph Gordon Coates, Rt Hon William Ferguson Massey, Sir Thomas Mason Wilford, Evan Parry, Rt Hon George William Forbes, Otira, Politicians, Railway tunnels - New Zealand - West Coast Region and Rites and ceremonies.

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

Extent: 1 b&w copy negative(s)Film negative. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures 6. Westland Co. Otira Tunnel. 1923(PFP-031005)

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