Digitised Image

Ws class 4-6-4T locomotive, New Zealand Railways no 686, 1917. Later reclassified as Wab class., [1917]

Reference Number: APG-0162-1/2-G

Ws class locomotive, New Zealand Railways no 686, photographed in 1917 by A P Godber.

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand Railways and Locomotives.

Part of:
Godber, Albert Percy, 1875-1949 :Collection of albums, prints and negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00048 (2024 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 4.75 inches. Single negative

Historical Notes: NZR no 686, a Ws class 4-6-4T tank engine, was built at Addington (makers number 213/17) and went into service in July 1917. She was altered to Wab class on 9 December 1932, reclassified on 12 December 1936, and written off in April 1963.

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Negatives are not available for viewing. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Citation: Any publication must be accompanied by the credit "A P Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library".

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures385. Railways. Locomotives. Steam. Wab Class(PFP-016238)

Usage: You can search, browse, print and download items from this website for research and personal study. You are welcome to reproduce the above image(s) on your blog or another website, but please maintain the integrity of the image (i.e. don't crop, recolour or overprint it), reproduce the image's caption information and link back to here (http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=12488). If you would like to use the above image(s) in a different way (e.g. in a print publication), or use the transcription or translation, permission must be obtained. More information about copyright and usage can be found on the Copyright and Usage page of the NLNZ web site.

External Links:
View Full Descriptive Record in TAPUHI
View and/or order a copy of this image from Timeframes
View Archived Image on NDHA

Leave a comment

This function is coming soon.

Latest comments