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A construction team on the North Island Main Trunk Line, volcanic plateau., [Between 1901 and 1910]

Reference Number: 1/1-007689-G

Railway construction workers on a train on the Main Trunk line near Waiouru, with Mounts Ruapehu and Ngauruhoe in the background. The train, pulled by locomotive L207, is possibly an excursion special. Photograph taken in the 1900s by F N Jones of Nelson.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Landscapes and Dry plate photonegatives, related to Ruapehu District, Railways - Design and construction and Locomotives.

Part of:
Jones, Frederick Nelson, 1881-1962 :Negatives of the Nelson district, Reference Number PAColl-3051 (286 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Dry plate glass negative 6.5 x 8.5 inches. Single negative

Historical Notes: Locomotive L207 (identified from the maker's number 1205, on the brass plate above the cow catcher) was sold to the Public Works Department in 1901. The plate on the side of the locomotive bears the initials PWD.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures385. Railways. Lines. Main Trunk. [N.I.](PFP-016107)

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