Kōrero: Landslides

Across the tracks

Across the tracks

In 1936, three passengers were injured and one later died when this train was derailed by a landslide. It occurred at Paraparaumu, near Wellington, after heavy rain.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: 1/2-047382; G
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Michael J. Crozier, 'Landslides - People and landslides', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9540/across-the-tracks (accessed 30 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Michael J. Crozier, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006