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, corner Manchester St / Tuam St.

Images, quake demolition, cnr Manchester St / Tuam St:


14.09.10. Cnr Tuam St / Manchester St view of quake state of emergency demolition (1)


14.09.10. Demolition digger raised to bash roof, Manchester St quake state of emergency (2)


14.09.10. Demolition digger moving debris, Manchester St quake state of emergency (3)


14.09.10. Demolition digger bashing a wall, Manchester St quake state of emergency (4)


14.09.10. Demolition digger raking rubble & raising dust, Manchester St quake state of emergency (5)


14.09.10. Demolition digger bashing a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency (6)


14.09.10. Demolition digger shoving a roof, Manchester St quake state of emergency (7)


14.09.10. Demolition digger raking debris. Manchester St quake state of emergency (8)


14.09.10. Demolition digger ripping a roof, Manchester St quake state of emergency (9)


14.09.10. Demolition digger demolishing a wall, Manchester St quake state of emergency (10)


14.09.10. Demolition digger flattening a wall, Manchester St quake state of emergency (11)


14.09.10. Demolition digger raised to pull a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency (12)


14.09.10. Demolition digger raised to rake, Manchester St quake state of emergency (13)


14.09.10. Manchester St demolition site & pedestrian, quake state of emergency (14)


14.09.10. Demolition digger demolishing a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency (15)


14.09.10. Demolition digger ripping down roof material, Manchester St quake state of emergency (16)


14.09.10. Demolition digger pulling a roof truss & wall, Manchester St quake state of emergency (17)


14.09.10. Demolition digger swinging round to rake debris, Manchester St quake state of emergency (18)


14.09.10. Demolition digger raking roof iron, Manchester St quake state of emergency (19)


14.09.10. Demolition digger digging debris, Manchester St quake state of emergency (20)


14.09.10. Demolition digger pushing a roof truss up, Manchester St quake state of emergency (21)


14.09.10. Demolition digger breaking wall debris, Manchester St quake state of emergency (22)


14.09.10. Demolition digger carrying wall debris, Manchester St quake state of emergency (23)


14.09.10. Demolition digger demolishes a wall while a cyclist passes, Manchester St quake state of emergency (24)


14.09.10. Demolition digger raised to push a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency (25)


14.09.10. Demolition digger pushing down a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency (26)


14.09.10. Demolition digger grabbing a roof truss while a ute passes, Manchester St quake state of emergency (27)


14.09.10. Demolition digger shifting a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency (28)


14.09.10. Demolition digger manoeuvering a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency (29)


14.09.10. Demolition digger dangling a roof truss, Manchester St quake state of emergency (30)


14.09.10. Demolition digger swinging a roof truss onto a heap, Manchester St quake state of emergency (31)


14.09.10. Demolition digger demolishing an attic floor, Manchester St quake state of emergency (32)


14.09.10. Demolition digger demolishing an attic wall, Manchester St quake state of emergency (33)


14.09.10. Demolition digger raised to pull down roof iron, Manchester St state of emergency (34)


14.09.10. Demolition digger pulling down roof iron, Manchester St quake state of emergency (35)


14.09.10. Demolition digger tearing down roofing, Manchester St quake state of emergency (36)


14.09.10. Demolition digger raised to rake roof debris, Manchester St quake state of emergency (37)


14.09.10. Demolition digger raising roof dust, Manchester St quake state of emergency (38)


14.09.10. Tuam St view of a demolition digger nudging a roof truss, quake state of emergency (39)


14.09.10. Tuam St view of a demolition digger pulling a roof truss, quake state of emergency (40)


14.09.10. Tuam St view of a demolition digger raised to grab a roof truss, quake state of emergency (41)


14.09.10. Tuam St view of a demolition digger grabbing a roof truss, quake state of emergency (42)


14.09.10. Tuam St close up of a demolition digger grabbing a roof truss, quake state of emergency (43)


14.09.10. Tuam St close up of a demolition digger moving a roof truss, quake state of emergency (44)


14.09.10. Tuam St close up of a demolition digger placing a roof truss on demolition debris, quake state of emergency (45)


14.09.10. Tuam St view of remains of a quake trashed bldg after 20 mins digger demolition, state of emergency (46)

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

Content & pics Copyright Mark JS Esslemont.

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