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Train crash near Rakaia, Canterbury - Possibly taken by a photographer for the Press newspaper, 1907

Reference Number: 1/4-016566-G

Train crash near Rakaia, Canterbury, photographed on Good Friday, 1907, possibly by a photographer for the 'Press' newspaper.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Railway accidents.

Part of:
Child, Edward George, 1860-1949 :Photographs of the Ohingaiti district, Reference Number PAColl-3084 (58 digitised items)

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

Historical Notes: A south bound train with passengers returning to Ashburton from the Christchurch International Exhibition collided with a north bound troop train.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures385. Railways. Accidents. 1907(PFP-033125)

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