Railway workshops and yards

Rail yards, Railroad repair shops, Railroad shops & yards, Railroad yards, Railroads - Yards, Railway repair, Railway yards, Railways - Workshops and yards, Railyards
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Doyle, Martin, 1956- :'If you shunt over 200 workers off track maintenance and engineering you threaten the movement of a third of New Zealand's export goods. Who put that bright idea forward - Al Qaeda?' 10 July 2012
Date: 2012 By: Scoop (Firm) Ref: DCDL-0022307 Description: Shows men working in a railway workshop. Context: refers to the news that KiwiRail plans to lay off 220 track workers and engineers in the next two months. ...
Date: 14 November 1975 By: Dempsey, J W, active 1941-1975 Ref: OHInt-0219-03 Description: J W Dempsey talks to Doug Crosado about the strike by the Railway Tradesmen's Association in the Hutt Workshops, 1941. Access Contact - see oral history lib...
Date: 1-4 September 1998 - 04 Sep 1998 By: Collins, Norris Arthur, 1920-2000 Ref: OHInt-0478/23 Description: Norris Collins born England 1920. Gives some family history and reasons why family came to New Zealand in 1926. Recalls offer of boilermaking apprenticeship ...
Date: 24, 25 March 1999 By: Matthews, Edward Cecil, 1915-2007 Ref: OHInt-0478/36 Description: Edward (Ted) Cecil Matthews born Pongaroa 1915. Gives a little family background - no history of unionism in family. Parents from England, father a fan of `K...
Date: 4, 5, August 1998 - 04 Aug 1998 - 05 Aug 1998 By: Grant, Steve, 1934- Ref: OHInt-0478/37 Description: Steve Grant born Scotland, arrived in New Zealand 1947. Recalls apprenticeship as an electrician with Union Steam Ship Company. Describes working life on shi...
Date: 30 May 1990 By: Gordon, Donald Wilson, 1916-2007 Ref: OHInt-0697/05 Description: Wilson Gordon talks about employment pre World War II, working on farms and Railway workshops. Recalls refusing to make shell cases. Talks about month at Pap...
Date: 18 April, & 03 Aug 1994 - 18 Apr 1994 By: Quinn, Arthur Philip, 1920-2009 Ref: OHColl-0055/1 Description: Arthur Philip Quinn who was born Waimata Valley Gisborne, outlines family background - father born in England, came to New Zealand on the `Mary Rose' ca 1879...
Date: April 1960 - 01 Apr 1960 Ref: OHColl-0228/1 Description: Paul Robeson sings and talks to Lincoln Efford and other workers at the Addington Railways workshop, during his tour of New Zealand. Access Contact - see or...
Date: 19 July & 22 Aug 1983 - 19 Jul 1983 From: New Zealand Nursing Education and Research Foundation oral history project By: Campbell, Helen, active 1983; Ryan, Cushla Margarete, 1901-1999 Ref: OHInt-0014/143 Description: Cushla Margaret Ryan who trained as a nurse at Christchurch Hospital, 1927-1931, outlines her career. Topics discussed include: family background and educati...
Date: 1927-1932 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: EP-5396-1/4-G Description: Photograph taken between 1927 and 1932 by an Evening Post staff photographer. Source of descriptive information - Notes in negative register. Image not seen...