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The Extraordinary Railway Accident in New Zealand : A Train blown over an embankment


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Original antique print


The Rimutaka Incline railway accident occurred on 11 September 1880 when the leading three carriages on a Greytown to Wellington train were blown off the track in strong winds near the Siberia tunnel; killing three passengers. Unrelated text on the reverse. A couple of short tears at the very bottom of the sheet and on the left edge of the sheet.

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artist The Australasian Sketcher
method Wood-engraving
date 1880
size 405mm by 285mm (sheet)
SKU AU7824