B class 4-8-0 steam locomotive, New Zealand Railways number 178, 
Reference Number: APG-0220-1/2
B class 4-8-0 locomotive, New Zealand Railways no 178, photographed about the time of introduction to service, December 1899. Photographed by A P Godber.
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. Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: NZR no 178, a B class 4-8-0 locomotive, was built by Sharp Stewart of Glasgow and went into service in December 1899. She was altered to We class 4-6-4T and renumbered 377 in 1902; written off in 1966. Source: "Register of New Zealand Railways steam locomotives, 1863-1971" by W G Lloyd.
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. B Class(PFP-016245)
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