Kōrero: Canterbury region

Addington railway workshops

Addington railway workshops

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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John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - Industry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/10329/addington-railway-workshops (accessed 22 July 2024)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015