Steam powered earth moving machine operating during railway construction at Ohakune, [ca 1890-1930]
Reference Number: 1/1-007178-G
Steam powered earth moving machine operating during railway construction at Ohakune. Photograph taken by Samuel Heath Head between 1890-1930.
Head, Samuel Heath, d 1948 :Negatives, Reference Number PA-Group-00261 (101 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Horizontal imageSingle negative
Historical Notes: Two of these machines were made for the New Zealand Railways in 1905 by Whitaker Brothers Ltd, Horsforth, Leeds. Only one survives today and is at the Silver Stream Railway museum in Upper Hutt, Wellington.
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures385. Railways. Construction(PFP-017279)
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