Heath, Eric Walmsely, 1923- :The minister of Railways, Mr McLachlan, has turned down Sir Basil Arthur's plea to reprieve condemned railway carriages being demolished at Marton. 9 December 1977.
The cartoon shows a beaten up New Zealand Railways train riding on tracks that are falling apart. Tied to the back of the train is Sir Basil Arthur. In the corner of the cartoon the cartoonist has drawn himself commenting on the plea of Sir Basil. Refers to the poor state of the New Zealand Railways trains that Sir Basil was trying to save from being demolished.
Extended Title - Any arm chair politician who comes up with a plea like that should be condemned to ride the rattlers for the term of his natural life.
Quantity: 1 original cartoon(s).
Physical Description: Ink on paper, 640 x 500mm.
Alternative form available: Photocopy in public folders.
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Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[27 boxes of cartoons drawn for the "Dominion", 1970-1980s?]. / Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- :One folder of original cartoons donated for the New Zealand Cartoon Archive auction. [1973-1992].
Format: 1 original cartoon(s), Works of art, Cartoons (Commentary), Ink on paper, 640 x 500mm.See original record
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