Wallis, J. H. :Scene of the late railway catastrophe on the Rimutaka line. Supplement to the New Zealand Mail. [Wellington, 1880]

Wallis, J. H. :Scene of the late railway catastrophe on the Rimutaka line. Supplement to the New Zealand Mail. [Wellington, 1880]
Date
1880
By
Wallis, J H, active 1880; New Zealand mail (Newspaper)
Ref
B-034-004
Description

Shows carriages and passengers falling downhill into a gully, after the Greytown to Wellington train derailed. The words First class can be distinguished on the side on one carriage, with Mount Cook on the side of the engine. Two people are clinging to the railway line and another eighteen are shown tumbling down the hill amongst the carriages, hats and luggage.

he accident occurred on 11 September 1880, on the Wairarapa side of the range, at a place popularly called `Siberia', as the train ascended towards the summit. See Evening Post, 11, 13, 14 & 15 September 1880

Inscriptions: Recto - bottom right - J. H. Wallis

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Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).

Physical Description: Lithograph, 16 x 12 ins

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1 b&w art print(s), Works of art, Lithographs, Lithograph, 16 x 12 ins
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