Siberia Gully

Also known as either 'Horseshoe Gully', 'Siberia Curve' or 'Siberia Gorge'. A notoriously difficult section on the Rimutaka Incline (now known as the Rimutaka Rail Trail).

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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 ...
Fell engine and train exiting Siberia Tunnel on the Rimutaka Incline
Date: [ca 1910] Ref: APG-0153-1/2-G Description: Fell engine and train exiting Siberia Tunnel on the Rimutaka Incline. High fences as windbreaks are on both sides of the railway line, with a young boy (poss...
Siberia, Rimutaka Incline
Date: ca 1890s Ref: PAColl-7324-1 Description: "Siberia", also known as Horseshoe Gully, Rimutaka Incline, photographed by the Burton Brothers circa 1890s. Shows railway lines with a central rail. Inscri...
Date: [189-?] By: Coxhead, Frank Arnold, 1851-1908 Ref: PAColl-7304-01 Description: Photograph of the Horseshoe Gully (or Siberia Curve) section of the Rimutaka Railway in Wellington, showing cleared bush on either side of the tracks, taken ...
Date: September 1957 From: Cleveland, Francis Leslie, 1921-2014: Photographs Ref: 1/4-129249-F Description: Related index card reads: Transport. Wairarapa. Railway workers' shelter near Siberia on Rimutaka line, September 1957. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s)...
Date: September 1957 From: Cleveland, Francis Leslie, 1921-2014: Photographs Ref: 1/4-129248-F Description: Related index card reads: Transport. Wairarapa. Motor car at Siberia after Rimutaka line rails pulled up and sold for scrap to Japan. Jack Chews of Carterton...
Date: September 1957 From: Cleveland, Francis Leslie, 1921-2014: Photographs Ref: LCI-02-015 Description: Index card reads: Transport. Wairarapa. Railway workers' shelter near Siberia on Rimutaka line, September 1957. Quantity: 1 item(s) of photographic ephemera...
Date: September 1957 From: Cleveland, Francis Leslie, 1921-2014: Photographs Ref: LCI-02-014 Description: Index card reads: Transport. Wairarapa. Motor car at Siberia after Rimutaka line rails pulled up and sold for scrap to Japan. Jack Chews of Carterton in Phot...
Date: [ca 1880s] By: Coxhead, Frank Arnold, 1851-1908 Ref: PA7-41-19 Description: View of Horseshoe Gully (also known as Siberia) section of the Rimutaka Railway with barriers erected on the curve of the line. The Fell track system can be ...