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Men are working to right a railway carriage, on the banks of the Manawatu Gorge. The derailment of the freight train, engine KA951, killed two of the three crew, driver B Craighead and Fireman R Hoskins. The Guard, R Maitland, escaped. Railworker on far right is Tom Lang/Laing. Man on far right in group of three on bank may be Douglas King.

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Digitisation ID
2007N_R48_WOR_0121
Title
Men working on a derailment in the Manawatu Gorge
Relation
Public Photograph Collection R 46
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Coolstore

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Manawatu
Date
August 20, 1946

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