Saturday, July 07, 2012

Minimo idea II

Thanks to those who pointed out the location of yesterdays photo. Thanks to the magic of the Alexander Turnball library and Whites aviation I have found this (or don't, this one is dead)

If you enlarge the picture zeroing in on the railway line at the top center of the picture, you can see the double signal between the 2 road bridges. However on the back shunt there is no sign of a line down to the Lion crap works or the tallow works across the railway line. However this picture was taken in 1949 so there may have been something there earlier.

Over to the peanut galley for more thoughts.

UPDATE; They really don't make it easy for you do they. Try this link instead. (and don't cos its dead too).
If that fails go to Timeframes and search on 'Newmarket railway 1949', and look for the

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

aaagh. Bloody internet

"The page you are trying to see has expired, please close this tab and reload the page. "

Quentin

Patrick Dunford said...

The page you need to link to is the first one out of search results. You need to scroll down until you find a URL that looks like
http://natlib.govt.nz/records/xxxxxxx
and that is the one you need to bookmark.

E.g.
http://natlib.govt.nz/records/23507217
Don't try to link the full size version.

Patrick Dunford said...

Scroll down the page till you see the section "Using this item"
e.g.
Using this Item
You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission, please ask us for advice. If reproducing this item, please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), and ensure the following credit accompanies it:

View over the New Zealand Refrigerating Company, Imlay Freezing Works Imlay Place, Wanganui, with stock pens and yards, showing Heads Road, Balgownie Avenue and Beach Road surrounded by residential housing, located beside the Wanganui River with wharf for loading ships. Whites Aviation Ltd :Photographs. Ref: WA-33250-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. http://natlib.govt.nz/records/23507217

So it has the absolute URL right at the bottom of this section.