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N Class steam locomotive NZR 27 after conversion to a Vauclain compound in 1895., Between 1895 and 1927

Reference Number: APG-0257-1/2-G

Steam locomotive 27, N class, type 2-6-2, built by Baldwin, and converted in 1895 to a Vauclain compound, with three men. Location unknown. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber between 1895 and 1927.

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1 image, related to Railways - Employees, Baldwin locomotives, Steam-engines 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: This engine entered service on 30 October 1885, was converted to a Vauclain compound in 1895, and was written off in November 1927. (Information from the 'Register of New Zealand Steam Locomotives 1863-1971' by W G Lloyd, 1974, page 42, and '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. Steam. N Class(PFP-023653)

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