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"A" 196 steam locomotive hauling kauri logs across Maori Creek, near Piha, Between 1915 and 1916

Reference Number: APG-1087-1/2-G

"A" 196 steam locomotive hauling kauri logs across Maori Creek (or Wekatahi Stream), near Piha. Wekatahi Stream was known as Maori Creek by timber millers working in the area. (See "Piha : a history in images" by Sandra Coney, p 52). Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber, between 1915 and 1916.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Piha Tramway, Wekatahi Stream, Rivers - New Zealand - Northland Region, Log transportation, Kauri 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. Horizontal imageSingle negative

Historical Notes: Caption pasted to back of file print reads: A locomotive hauling kauri logs on the west coast of Auckland

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 Pictures 634. Timber industry. Transport. Rail(PFP-020589)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - Crossing Maori Creek. 'A' loco no. 62.

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