The Addington railway workshops, established in 1880, produced steam locomotives and passenger cars, and employed a large staff. By the 1950s road transport was replacing rail, and the workshops closed in 1990. This lively scene was painted by Louise Henderson in 1930.
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Christchurch Art Gallery - Te Puna o Waiwhetu
Oil painting by Louise Henderson
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