Snowfall on Riccarton Road : Picturing Canterbury

Looking east towards the Riccarton Mall. Lots of telephone poles & above-ground wiring. 1950s Morris Oxford, 1960s Singer Gazelle. Old Riccarton Mall “R” sign, Caltex sign. The Man from the Prudential on the top storey. McKenzies shop in the mall front corner. Rub-a-dub car wash sign, concrete slab fences. Photo taken 21 June 1976. Entry in the 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt, Kete Christchurch. CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 NZ.

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2 thoughts on “Snowfall on Riccarton Road : Picturing Canterbury

  1. kiwilouise 24 June 2016 / 2:33 pm

    More houses too and small fences. Not so much traffic then.

  2. v4vikey 25 June 2016 / 1:32 pm

    Lovely photo….. 👌

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