Anderson’s Engineering Machine Hall: Picturing Canterbury

Anderson's Engineering Machine Hall. CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 NZ. CCL-DW-1543.
Main hall of the apprenticeship, fitting and turning heavy machine shop of Anderson's Engineering Ltd in Woolston, 1952. Contributed during the 2008 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt.

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There is no longer a process for dropping your photos at libraries. If you have photos you want to scan, you can:

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