Wednesday, October 27, 2010

14.09.10. Demolition of a quake trashed Manchester St building

14.09.10. On a cold, state of emergency morning, 11 days after Christchurch's 04.09.10, magnitude 7.1 quake, I coolpixed demolition of a quake trashed bldg, cnr Manchester St / Tuam St.

46 images, post quake demolition, cnr Manchester St / Tuam St:


14.09.10. Cnr Tuam St / Manchester St view of quake state of emergency demolition


14.09.10. Demolition digger raised to bash roof, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger moving debris, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger bashing a wall, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger raking rubble & raising dust, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger bashing a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger shoving a roof, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger raking debris. Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger ripping a roof, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger demolishing a wall, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger flattening a wall, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger raised to pull a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger raised to rake quake rubble, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Manchester St demolition site & pedestrian, quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger demolishing a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger ripping down roof material, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger pulling a roof truss & wall, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger swinging round to rake debris, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger raking roof iron, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger digging debris, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger pushing a roof truss up, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger breaking wall debris, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger carrying wall debris, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger demolishes a wall while a cyclist passes, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger raised to push a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger pushing down a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger grabbing a roof truss while a ute passes, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger shifting a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger removing a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger dangling a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger swinging a roof truss onto a heap, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger demolishing an attic floor, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger demolishing an attic wall, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger raised to pull down roof iron, Manchester St state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger pulling down roof iron, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger tearing down roofing, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger raised to rake roof debris, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Demolition digger raising roof dust, Manchester St quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Tuam St view of a demolition digger nudging a roof truss, quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Tuam St view of a demolition digger pulling a roof truss, quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Tuam St view of a demolition digger raised to grab a roof truss, quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Tuam St view of a demolition digger grabbing a roof truss, quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Tuam St close up, demolition digger grabbing a roof truss, quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Tuam St close up, demolition digger moving a roof truss, quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Tuam St close up, demolition digger placing a roof truss on demolition debris, quake state of emergency


14.09.10. Tuam St view of remains of a quake trashed bldg after 20 mins digger demolition, state of emergency

After demolition, the Manchester St demolition site became a car park. After demolitions, Christchurch CBD was riddled with Wilson car parks.

* Wandered Manchester St, Tuam St.

Content & pics Copyright Mark JS Esslemont.

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