"Tr" 1, railway motor tractor, shunting at Petone Workshops, July 1924., July 1924
Reference Number: APG-0369-1/2-G
"Tr" class shunting locomotive, New Zealand Railways no TR 1, photographed at the Petone railway workshops in July 1924 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: This locomotive was constructed at Petone in July 1924, from a standard Fordson 22hp tractor attached to a patent underframe supplied by the Adamson Motor Company of Birmingham, Alabama. It was used for light shunting in various parts of the North Island until the 1940s. Source: "Cavalcade of New Zealand Locomotives", by A N Palmer & W W Stewart.
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. Diesel. Tr Class(PFP-016241)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - Fordson railway motor tractor. 7/24.
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