Rail Crossing Fatality Site, Otane

Production date
01 Mar 1993

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About this object
Otane birthday celebration turns to tragedy, 5 die in horrific crossing crash - The controlled rail crossing where the fatal accident occurred at Otane, north of Waipawa, yesterday, when the Bay Express passenger train and a car collided. NEW ZEALAND Rail staff were at the scene this morning inspecting the crossing as part of an investigation into the crash.

Photograph taken 1 March 1993 and published in the newspaper on that date.
Production period
Production technique
Media/Materials description
2 strips of film, 6 negatives on the same subject. A further negative published on the same date on the same page.
Height x Width: 20 x 35mm
Subject period
Subject date
01 Mar 1993
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Current rights
Credit Line
gifted by the Daily Telegraph
Other number(s)
B/1993/03/01/01/06, 54905

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