2 Nov 2016

Sound Archives: The trains of our past

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:35 pm on 2 November 2016
Songs of the Railway

Songs of the Railway Photo: Viking Records NZR001

Today in our visit to the sound archives of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision we are playing recordings about New Zealands' trains.

Sarah Johnston from Ngā Taonga says there were a lot of songs about the railways, and some were even hits - with many included on the album, "Songs of the Railway" back in the late 70s.

And you may remember this ad from that time: