Train Derailment at Opapa 1925

Original digital file

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Description

Train derailment at Opapa, near Te Aute, 22 September 1925

‘The burnt-out wreck of the Wellington to Napier mail train which left the rails at high speed near Opapa in September 1925. The locomotive was A 600…’ – from “New Zealand Tragedies on the Track” by Geoff Conly and Graham Stewart, 1986, page 95

Location

Opapa

Format of the original

Photographic print

Date published

22 September 1925

Accession number

459376

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