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