Marlborough Express Photographs From August 1957
Derailment Damage

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Record 59/223
Copyright The Marlborough Express Newspaper Co. Ltd
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Collection Marlborough Express Negatives
Description Image from Negative number 93, referenced to scrapbook 1 - No.1 to 641, 23.7.57 to 28.8.57 - and published in The Marlborough Express Tuesday September 24, 1957, page 6.

"The scene of chaos and wreckage at the Hauwai Station yards this morning after 11 wagons of a 35-wagon goods train were derailed. A fleet of motor trucks was sent from Blenheim to bring in goods from the derailed wagons".

Note the original article was in three parts, but there are no matching negatives for 94 and 95.
Year Range from 1957
Object ID MEX0.900.0052
Object Name Negative, Photographic
Place Marlborough
Studio The Marlborough Express Newspaper Co. Ltd
Title Derailment Damage
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Last modified on: April 12, 2013