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L Class, Public Works Department steam locomotive, no. 509, 2-4-0 type, at Whangarei., Circa 1911

Reference Number: APG-0277-1/2-G

Public Works Department steam locomotive 509, L class, at Whangarei. Photograph taken by Albert Percy Godber circa 1911. Location and date from similar image at APG-1391-1/2-F, taken from a print in Godber Album Vol 110, p 131 (PA1-q-103).

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand. Public Works Department, 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: The numbers 501-550 were allocated to the Public Works Department for their locomotives. The Railways Department agreed not to use these numbers. (Information from the 'Register of New Zealand Steam Locomotives 1863-1971' by W G Lloyd, 1974, page 67.) This engine was originally 'L' Class, NZR 219. See caption at Pa1-q-101 (Godber Album, vol 108, p 25): "With new boiler. 160lbs per sq inch. Sold to P.W.D. Was L 219".

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. L Class(PFP-023702)

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